Shezwan sauce (Red chilly sauce)

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.




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