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Saus Kacang Baru - Indonesian fresh peanut sauce

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2 onions, sliced thinly
8 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons peanut oil
2 cups peanuts, roasted and shelled
2 pieces Sereh* (lemon grass)
2 pieces Kencur* (ginger like root)
2 tablespoons trasi* (shrimp paste)
2 red chillies, crushed
2 teaspoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons kecap manis sedang* -Indonesian medium sweet soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons Asam water* (tamarind)

In a medium size frying pan heat the peanut oil.

Fry the onions and garlic until golden.

Place onion mixture, peanuts, lemon grass, kencur, and trasi in a food processor; then add chillies, brown sugar, kecap, salt and asam water. Mix together thoroughly.

Now add enough boiling water to make a thick paste.

Serve over Satays.

These ingredients can be purchased at an Oriental food market such as 99 Ranch market.

Selamat Makan!

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