Dendeng is thinly sliced dried meat from beef in Indonesian cuisine. It is preserved through mixture of sugar and spices and drying through frying process. It is similar to jerky. Dendeng Balado or Dendeng Batokok is a speciality from Padang, West Sumatra; dendeng with sambal balado. Sambal balado is a Minangkabau style sambal. Chili pepper or green chili is blended together with garlic, shallot, red or green tomato, salt and lemon or lime juice, then sauteed with oil.