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Balado Eggplant

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Balado is a mixture of chili and other ingredients, which make a special taste. It's originated from West Sumatra.

Balado Eggplant is a famous Indonesian dish. This dish can be found in Padang, especially in Padang restaurants. Balado is a spicy red sauce mixed with chunks of red chili sauce, which can be mixed with a variety of other foods. Meat or vegetables that can be made with this Balado sauce include beef, chicken, shrimp, squid, eggplant, eggs, potatoes, etc. For meat, usually it has to be cooked or sautéed first so that the meat is cooked, then mixed with balado sauce. Making Balado Eggplant is very easy, you can see this recipe and the steps to make Balado Eggplant below.

Yields2 Servings
Total Time40 mins
Ingredients
 4 small eggplants or 2 large eggplants, cut 3-4 cm
 6 tbsp oil for sauteing
 2 tbsp tomato paste or 1 tomato
 8 red chilies
 1 garlic
 3 shallots
 1 tsp salt
 1 tsp sugar
Directions
1

Saute the eggplant in oil until it's brown, remove from heat and put it on a plate.

2

Balado sauce: Mash the red chilies, garlic, shallots, tomato / tomato paste, salt, and sugar. Then cook briefly with oil until fragrant, remove from heat.

3

Pour the balado sauce on the cooked eggplant, and it's ready to eat!

Ingredients

Ingredients
 4 small eggplants or 2 large eggplants, cut 3-4 cm
 6 tbsp oil for sauteing
 2 tbsp tomato paste or 1 tomato
 8 red chilies
 1 garlic
 3 shallots
 1 tsp salt
 1 tsp sugar

Directions

Directions
1

Saute the eggplant in oil until it's brown, remove from heat and put it on a plate.

2

Balado sauce: Mash the red chilies, garlic, shallots, tomato / tomato paste, salt, and sugar. Then cook briefly with oil until fragrant, remove from heat.

3

Pour the balado sauce on the cooked eggplant, and it's ready to eat!

Balado Eggplant
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