Terong Balado, Hot Spicy Eggplant

Written by on June 13, 2012 in Sumatra Culinary with 0 Comments

Terong Balado, Hot Spicy Eggplant



Terong Balado (Hot Spicy Eggplant), If there’s someone asks what food that makes who eats it add rice more and more, probably the answer is Terong Balado. The impressing aroma of the spice can make who smells it swallows spittle. In addition, when it is served plus hot rice in cold air. Slurrrrrp.

The primary ingredient, purple eggplant or Japanese eggplant has special juicy flavor. The soft texture is suitable with hot chili flavor. For complement, you can add boiled egg or fried egg. Beside it is suitable to accompany terong balado, you can combine 2 dishes in one. So, this dish is compatible when you are lazy or don’t have enough time to cook. Don’t doubt to try this recipe.

Spicy Eggplant

Hot Spicy Eggplant Recipe:


  • 10 eggplants
  • 5 boiled egg or fried egg
  • 10 large red peppers
  • 1 tomato
  • 5 onions or 1 medium sized large yellow onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 slices galangale
  • 1 stalk serai (citronella or lemongrass)
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • ½ tsp sugar


  1. Cut eggplant into medium size. Fry until it is brownish.
  2. Cut onion, garlic, tomato, and red pepper. Fry until it is withered. Blend it but don’t be too soft.
  3. Fry soft spice, salt, and sugar in some oil. Add serai and galangale until it is fragrant and oily.
  4. Put egg in and mix. Let it for a while at medium fire in order that the spice is soaked into egg. Add fried eggplant and mix.

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