Indo – Chinese based dish, Shezwan sauce is used in many dishes such as chilly chicken, Shezwan fried rice, etc.
This is a famous street food in India.
Dried red chillies ( 50 gms)
Cooking oil (2 tbsp)
Ginger (1/2 inch, chopped)
Garlic (9 cloves, chopped)
Tomato sauce (50 gms)
Water (enough to immerse the dried red chillies)
In a pot, add dried red chillies, water and boil it for 20 minutes.
Bring it to a room temperature and drain away the water.
Grind the cooked red chillies to form a coarse paste.
The Chilly paste is now ready. Keep it aside.
Heat a pan, add oil.
Add ginger & garlic and saute till the garlic turns light golden in color.
Add Chilly paste (2 tbsp) into it and saute for 3 minutes.
Add tomato sauce and saute for 1 minute.
Shezwan Sauce or Red chilly sauce is now ready.
It can be used in Indo – Chinese dishes such as Shezwan fried rice, Gobi Manchurian, Chilly chicken, etc.