Telur Balado - Eggs with Chili Sauce

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Author: Anita Jacobson




Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 20 mins

Total Time: 30 mins

Serves: 6


  • 6 hard boiled eggs
  • 6 tablespoon cooking oil
  • Grind the following into spice paste
  • 10 red chilies (Indonesian: cabe merah keriting)
  • 50 gram shallot (~ 4 Asian shallots)
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoon salt


  1. Heat cooking oil in a frying pan, fry the eggs until the skin blisters. Remove the eggs from the pan.
  2. Leave 2 tablespoon of oil in the frying pan (remove the rest) and fry the spice paste until fragrant, about 3-5 minutes. Adjust salt and sugar as needed.
  3. Return the eggs into the frying pan and cook until the liquid is somewhat reduced. Turn off heat and serve hot or at room temperature.

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