Sambal meaning

sämbäl
A spicy condiment used especially in Indonesia and Malaysia, made with chili peppers and other ingredients, such as sugar or coconut.
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In S Asian cooking, a condiment of chilies and various other ingredients.
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(South Africa) Relish.
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Origin of sambal

  • Malay from Tamil sambhar from Prakrit saṃbhārei he gathers from Sanskrit saṃbhārayati he causes to be brought together sam together Sanskrit bharati he carries, brings bher-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Afrikaans sambal, from Indonesian sambal, from Malay sambal, from Javanese sambel.

    From Wiktionary