oil for frying.
Heat oil in small saucepan. Add garlic, seeds, sambal, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and chilli powder. Stir over medium heat for approx 2 minutes or until fragrant. Remove mixture from heat and crush with pestle & mortar until fine. Sift flours into a bowl, make a well in the centre and add water and buttermilk, then spices. Mix to a smooth batter.
Heat oil in saucepan. Hold a slotted spoon over oil and add batter to
it so that batter drips through the spoon's holes into the oil. Cook until brown, remove and drain on absorbent paper. Add salt or any other seasoning you like to taste.