Chilli Eggplant (Sambal Terong)

Chilli Eggplant


Grill brinjal for 10-12 minutes till flesh is soft. Scrape flesh from the skin with a spoon and put in a bowl.
Discard skin.
Grind chillies and blacan and add to pulp together with sugar and salt, and mix well.


  • 2 green eggplant (brinjal or terong) -cut into half, season with salt and leave for 5 minutes
  • 8 fresh chillies
  • 1 piece dried shrimp paste (blacan) (5cm x 2.5cm or 2in x 1in) – flatten to make a patty and roast over low heat till brown
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • salt to taste