Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 5 mins

Lalab is a Sundanese (Indonesia) raw vegetable salad served with sambal terasi. This salad is similar to an American raw vegetable plate where guests can dunk vegetables into the center dip or make a salad with the center dip as a dressing. It is usually served as a vegetable side dish next to the main course, such as fried/grilled chicken or fried/grilled fish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put all chili peppers and tomatoes in a blender or a food processor; add in a little bit of water. Blend them until they look like juice. Heat the frying pan, Add in shrimp paste and dry fry for 1 minute. Pour in the mixture from the blender/food processor, salt, sugar and lemon juice. Stir until the liquid is a bit dry. Pour the sambal in a clean jar and keep in the fridge. Chill until ready to serve.
  2. When ready to serve, place bowl in middle of serving platter. Fill with sambal terasi along with ladle. Around bowl, place vegetables washed in cold water and served raw.