Thank to blogger Minti, Massacusset USAfor sharing this recepi, its nice.
Seeni Sambol - a Caramelized Onion Side
This recipe is use for food presentation for new customer, its something like onion base, sweet and sour in traditional ways.
3 large red onions peeled and sliced into half moons
1 tbs maldive Fish
1 inch ginger root, crushed
2-4 cloves garlic, crushed
1-2 tbs crushed red chilies
1 small sprig curry leaves
1-2 pieces pandan leaves (optional)
1 piece lemongrass, cracked well with the back of the knife(optional)
1 piece cinnamon
Salt to taste
1 tsp tamarind paste
1 tbs brown sugar
2 tbs vegetable oil
1. Mix the first 12 ingredients well.
2. Heat the oil in a cast iron skillet and add the mixed onions. Stir occasionally.
3. When the onions start turning color, turn down the heat. Keep stirring occasionally. Cover the skillet if need. 4. When the onions are almost caramelized, add the tamarind paste and brown sugar and cook until the tamarind is no longer raw.
5. Taste and adjust salt if required.