1 cup organic crunchy peanut butter
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1/2 tablespoon brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup oil
1 tbsp lime juice/lemon juice/ tamarind juice
2 red chilies (adjust according to taste)
3 cloves garlic
2 lemon grass
1 inch ginger/galangal
1 tablespoon coriander powder (optional)
1. Blend the spice paste ingredients.
2. Heat oil and saute the spice paste until the aroma is released.
3. Add the peanut butter, lime, water, sugar, soy sauce and mix thoroughly. Simmer in low heat while continue stirring and adding just enough water to achieve a dip or salad dressing consistency.
*optional garnish - coriander, dried chilli flakes