ESSEN  is a brand name for sambal nasi lemak produced by us. The word ESSEN comes from the German language which means eat. The sambal has been prepared in a way it can directly eat and no need for additional cooking. It can be eaten with rice (nasi lemak, fried rice), noodles and as a dip for cekodok  ( fritters). 


How is ESSEN made? 

ESSEN is made from halal ingredients which consist of dried chilli, garlic, red onion,  tamarind paste, shrimp paste and cooking oil as the main ingredients. With the correct amount of sugar and salt to complete the taste. ESSEN is packed in the glass bottle making it safe for storage. 

For Whom? 

ESSEN  is very helpful for the family with young kids because the taste is spicy-sweet. The sweet taste makes it likeable by the children and the hot taste is very mild.

ESSEN  will also handy for career women and working men who wish to bring their own lunch to work as part of home cooking.  


How long does our sambal last? 

Our recipe of sambal lasts for six months if we keep at room temperature and in the refrigerator as well. Once the bottle is opened,  it lasts for 14 days in the refrigerator.

Can sambal be frozen? 

Yes, it can be frozen. The taste will remain the same for a longer period of time. 

Can sambal be stored in the fridge?

If you want to eat within a short period of time keep the sambal in the fridge.  It will last for 14 days in the refrigerator.

Or once you open for one sitting, the remaining sambal can be kept in the frozen area if you choose to eat after a long time

Where to buy ESSEN?

Currently, ESSEN can be made upon order from the customer. It will be available delivered to your home if located within our radius. (Selayang, Batu Caves, Gombak)

The price

RM 12.80 for 200 gram 

This video is show how we packed ESSEN