Thai Isaan Sauce: Jaew Plara
Thai Isaan Sauce: Jaew Plara (Minced Fermented Fish Mixed in the Sauce)
5 red chili peppers
5 red onions
3 cloves garlic
1/2 cup cooked fermented fish
2 tbsp. fermented fish juice
1/4 tsp. sugar
1 cup fish meat (throw away the bone)
1 tbsp. lemon juice
pumpkin tree shoot
1. Roast or grill red chili peppers, onions and garlic in a hot pan until it smells aromatic.
2. Then, ground all of the together. Add fish, minced fermented fish, plara juice, sugar, lemon juice and fermented fish juice.
3. Put vegetables in boiling water until it is cooked. For green leave vegetables, we drop it in boiling water and take it out right the way. Then, immediatly soak it in a bowl of cold water. That will keep the same green color. Bamboo, eggplants and papaya usually take 3-5 minutes.
4. Serve the sauce with all kind of vegetables. 🙂