- Wash the dried anchovies and allow it to dry on a kitchen towel.
- Heat oil in the pan and fry the dried anchovies until crispy. Put aside.
- Heat oil in a pan, add onion and garlic and cook for 3 minutes. Then add the chili paste stir-fry briefly for 10 minutes.
- Add the tamarind juice, sugar & salt. Let it cook for another 5 minutes.
- Add the fried anchovies and petai and cook for another 2 minutes. Serve with hot rice.