Tempe Penyet Sambel Kencur (Indonesian Fried Tempe with Lesser Galangal Sambal)

I don’t know what my life would be without sambal. Maybe it would be bland and not interesting 😉 In Indonesia we have many kinds of sambal, it’s more than fingers in our hands I think 😉 here is one of my favorite.

Tempe Penyet Sambel Kencur

For 4 persons

– 1 block of tempe., cut then deep fried
– 1 red chili
– 3 bird’s eye chili (more or less depending on your taste buds)
– 2 cm lesser galangal
– Salt

– Pound all the spices except tempe with a pestle and mortar.
– Mash fried tempe on top of the sambal.
– Serve with steamed white rice.

Source: My mother

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