Talk about home cook food I always be the one who really keen on, its always simple, adaptable and of course delicious !
I have one thing in common about home cook food, its memorable ! no matter where we are in the present day, home cook food is all time favourite.
Well, my home cooking this time is very warung’ish and its traditionally humble, sambal terong bakar,who can resist ? I cant ! it smell of chargrilled flesh so earthy …
Perhaps the looks doesn’t make you trickle, forget the looks but the taste, in other words : more taste than the looks :)
Serves : 2
3 bird eye chillies
1 red chilli, seeded and slice
1 tbs canola oil
½ ripe tomatos, halve
½ tsp shrimp paste (terasi )
2 springs of lemon basil, stem off (optional)
Salt and sugar to taste
Halve the eggplant then segment to four pieces
Chargrilled the eggplant over medium fire (you can do it over the stove)
Mean while fry the chillies and tomato, stir about 10 sec
Using mortar and pestle, grind all the ingredients above but not too smooth (this is called sambal)
Place chargrilled eggplant over the sambal and gently mash using the pestle
Garnish with lemon basil, Serve with hot steam rice, heaven !