in S Asian cooking, a condiment of chilies and various other ingredients
Origin of sambalMalay
A spicy condiment used especially in Indonesia and Malaysia, made with chili peppers and other ingredients, such as sugar or coconut.
Origin of sambalMalay from Tamil sambhar from Prakrit sa&mlowdot;bhārei he gathers from Sanskrit sa&mlowdot;bhārayati he causes to be brought together sam together ; see Sanskrit . bharati he carries, brings ; see bher-1 in Indo-European roots.
- (South Africa) relish