No Durban Curry is complete without being accompanied by the famous carrot salad which we call Sambals. It is very easy to make and adds a delicious freshness and crunch to the meal.

Everybody has their own recipe and idea of the perfect sambal, so please see this recipe as a starting point to you finding your own perfect recipe.


  • Grated Carrot
  • Finely chopped Onion
  • Chopped Tomato
  • Chopped Chilli
  • Dhania Leaves
  • Salt & Black Pepper
  • Vinegar (brown, white, apple cider or whatever your choice)


  • Add onion, carrot, tomatoes & chilli to a bowl
  • Add vinegar to taste
  • Add salt and pepper to taste
  • Mix in some dhania leaves for flavour
  • Serve alongside your favourite durban curry.

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