Sambal Goreng Telor

A traditional Indonesian egg dish served with a meal.


  • 5 Eggs
  • 2 Tablespoon Oil
  • 3 Shallots
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • ½ teaspoon Trassi
  • 1 red chilli pepper
  • 2½ cm Galangal root
  • 1 Bay or Salam leaf
  • ½ teaspoon Tamarind paste
  • 2 teaspoons Sugar
  • 150 ml. Coconut milk
  • 100 gr. Shrimps


Hard boil eggs for 8 minutes.
Heat oil in Wok or frying pan. Fry diced Onion, Garlic, Trassi, Pepper and Galangal slowly for 10 Min. Add Bay leaf, Tamarind, sugar, Coconut milk and ½ cup of water and cook for 5 min. Add shrimps and slow cook for a further 5 min. 
Peel the eggs and heat through in the sauce. Slice eggs in halve lengthwise and arrange on dish. Pour hot sauce over eggs and serve.

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