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Sambal Petai Beans

Sambal Petai Beans Recipe | Buffalo Cookware Malaysia


  • 2 tbsp dried shrimp (soaked with 1⁄2 cup of water)
  • 10 shallots
  • 5 dried chilies (soaked with warm water)
  • 10 red chili (deseed)


  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 25g balacan
  • 1 tsp sugar


  • 1 bowl dried anchovies (head and digetive tissues removed)
  • 1 onion (shredded)
  • 150g of petai beans (cut into half, soaked in water)
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp water

Method (Sambal)

  1. Add soaked dried shrimp and all sambal ingredient (A) into blender and blend into a smooth paste.
  2. Smash balacan into small pieces, toast with a pan and set aside.
  3. Heat oil with wok, pour in dried shrimp and chilli mixture, stir fry until fragrant.
  4. Add balacan


  1. Add 1 tablespoon oil into the Buffalo Pro Chef Plus inner pot, add dried anchovies, select “Fry” function, tilt the pot to right and fry until crispy.
  2. Add in onion, select “Fry” function, cook until onion turn soft.
  3. Add in petai bens and sambal, tilt the cooker to stir all ingredient evenly for a few minutes. Add 1 tablespoon of water and continue stirring for about 3 minutes. Add in fried anchovies, mix well and dish is ready to serve.