Sambal Okra Recipe (Sambal Lady’s Fingers)
Fresh Lady’s Fingers/Okras (about 10 of them sliced diagonally)
3 cloves of garlic (chopped)
5-6 shrimp (shelled and deveined)
5 fresh red chilies (blend them)
1 teaspoon of toasted Belacan (Malaysian Shrimp Paste)
1 red chili (sliced)
Salt to taste
Heat the wok and add the cooking oil. Stir fry chopped garlic and add in shrimp. Add the lady’s fingers (okra), blended chilies, toasted belacan, and salt. Stir fry for a few minutes until the okra becomes sticky and cooked. Toss in the sliced chili, dish out and serve hot.
Voila! You now have Malaysian-style Lady’s Fingers – a classic dish from Malaysia.