September 28, 2007

Telur Balado

Who can say no to hot and spicy foods?? In general Indonesian foods can be described as hot and spicy. Telor Balado is boiled eggs cooked in chilis, shallots, tomatoes, garlic, and shrimp paste.

Telur Balado (Spicy boiled eggs)

6 Boiled eggs, remove the skin
8 Fresh red peppers (you can remove the seeds if you want to)
5 Shallots
4 Cloves garlic
1 Tomato --> grated with cheese grater and set aside
½ ts shrimp paste
Salt and sugar to taste
Cooking oil

Pound/grind the peppers, shallots, garlic, shrimp paste finely. Heat wok, kuali or pan, add oil, and fry ground ingredients until fragrant for about 3 minutes. Add the tomatoes, salt and sugar. Add the boiled eggs, cook for another 3 minutes. Served with hot steamed rice.


Belle said...

i have never tried eating eggs with chili sauce. interesting and it looks delicious!

elyani said...

Belle, this is one of my favorite. Although the color looks hot...they are not too overpowering for your taste bud. The secret is add more tomato and less red chilies. You can use the prawn sauce recipe for Telor Balado (spicy boiled eggs).

momoftwo said...

This is something my hubby would love to eat. He likes spicy food and I don't.

Will try it, looks yummy :) thanks for sharing :)

Ti said...


elyani said...

Hi Ti..thanks for visiting my blog. Hope to see you here often :)

Siany said...

this reads good, I will try this soon, thank you for sharing..