This sambal is actually mum's version. You can replace the french onion (bawang bakung) with bombay onion (bawang merah besar) or shallots (bawang merah biasa). Can be prepared the day before you make your nasi lemak.
Sambal Belacan is a popular spicy Malaysian chili condiment consisting of chilies, belacan (shrimp paste), and lime juice. It adds zest to all your rice and noodle dishes.