My Malay friend taught me this simple sweet garlic chilli dipping sauce to go with anchovies fritters. This chilli sauce is suitable for dipping the savoury snacks, fried spring rolls, steamed savoury cakes, sausages or etc.
Homemade sweet garlic chilli dipping sauce
200g fresh red chilli
8 cloves garlic, chopped finely
4tbsp sugar or taste
1 1/2tsp salt or taste
1-2pc dried tamarind peel (asam keeping)
1. Wash red chilli, trim and cut in half, scrape out the seeds (if you like the sauce hot, leave the seeds in). Blend chilli in a blender till fine with some water (from 700ml water).
2. Mix chilli with chopped garlic, water, and tamarind peel, also add in seasonings sugar and salt, simmer for about 30-45mins till sauce became thicken. Stir it from time to time, and adjust the taste accordingly.
3. Pour into clean container once cool, store in fridge before serve.
Happy Cooking !!