Sambals are condiments with many variations that often accompany Indian, Malaysian, and Indonesian foods, such as rice and curry dishes.

Recipe by Coastal Living July 2002

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Credit: Tina Cornett

Recipe Summary

Yield:
1 1/2 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Remove seeds from cardamom pods, and discard pods. Combine cardamom seeds and chile in a spice mill or mortar and pestle; grind into a powder.

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  • Combine cardamom mixture, carrot, and next 5 ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, and cook, stirring occasionally, 30 minutes. Add vinegar; reduce heat, and simmer 30 more minutes or until thickened. Transfer mixture to a bowl; cover and chill at least 1 hour.

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