Sambal Tauco is an a Indonesian salty relish made with salted yellow soy beans (which you buy in a can.)
It is made from shallots, garlic and green chiles that are puréed together into a paste, then heated for a short time with lemon grass, tamarind juice, palm sugar and oil, then coconut milk and the salted soy beans added, it is sautéed for a few minutes, then removed from heat. Additional salt can be added.
The taste is spicy owing to the chile in it.
Can be served hot or room temperature.
Tauco means “yellow soy beans.”