Katta Sambola (Mix of Chili & Maldive Fish)
4 tablespoons Maldive fish
2 tablespoons red dry chili pieces
1 teaspoon chili powder (optional)
2 tablespoons lime juice
salt – to taste
Firstly ground salt, chili pieces and chili powder in a mortar and pestle (Wangediya) .Then add maldive fish into the mortar and pestle and chop it till it is small pieces.(Same time mix it nicely with the salt mixer.) When you feel all the ingredients are nicely chopped & mixed together, takeout the mixer in to a bowl and add lime juice. Again mix it well & taste for salt.
You can have this with milk rice, rice, roti(Naan), hoppers, and string hoppers too.
If you can’t find maldive fish, you can use dry prawns or shrimp also.