Heard that sambal is a srilankan word and it is similar to thuvayal/chutney varieties.
sesame seed 1/2 cup
red chillies 5
grated coconut 1/2 cup
garlic flakes 10
pepper 1 tbsp
tamarind 4 tsp or depends on yr taste
curry leaves little
oil 3 tsp
Dry roast leaves, coconut. Once it is hot, keep aside.
Heat oil, add chllies, sesame seed saute. While the seed starts spluttering add flakes, pepper and fry well till the raw smell goes off. Grind all of them with salt, tamarind & roasted curry leaves.