Saturday, 7 October 2017

Sambal Pau

A Malaysian favourite snack. Sambal Pau with an Sambal Chilli Ikan Bilis filling. Really Sedap and Shiokalicious. Really sedap with the crunchy cucumber slices.

Sambal Chilli Sambal Pau

Ingredients for Pau ( makes 8 mini paus)

200 gms plain flour
100 - 140 ml water
30 gms butter
1 and a half tsp yeast
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp sugar


Sift flour and salt into a mixing bowl.
Add in sugar and yeast.
Slowly add in the water, I used only 100 ml water
Gather into a dough and add in the butter.
Knead into a smooth dough.
Leave aside till double in size.
Divide into 8 portions and leave aside to prove for 30 mins.
Heat up a pot of oil and fry till golden brown.
After cooling cut pau into half.
Spoon in ikan bilis filling and cucumber slices.
Enjoy your yummy and shiok sambal paus.


80 gms ikan bilis, washed and drain
1 onion, slice
Sambal Chilli Paste of your choice
3 tbsp oil
2 tbsp water
1 tsp tamarind
Sugar to taste


Heat up 3 tbsp oil and fry ikan bilis till crispy.
Dish up.
Fry the slice onion till soft.
Add in the Sambal Chilli Paste, tamarind, 2 tbsp water and sugar to taste.
Stir to combine.
Throw in the fried ikan bilis and fry till ikan bilis is coated with the sambal chilli.

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