Sambal olek

Sambal olek, also called sambal ulek or sambal, is a bright red, sweet and sharp tasting flavorful chili, often sold as a paste. Some types of this variant call for the addition of salt or lime into the red mixture.  Sambal is popular in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the southern Philippines and Sri Lanka, as well as in the Netherlands and in Suriname through Javanese influence. It is typically made from a variety of chili peppers and is sometimes a substitute for fresh chilis. Ready-made sambal olek is available at exotic food markets or international food departments in most supermar..

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