Thursday, March 13, 2014

Schezwan Sauce

2 tsp finally chopped Garlic (15-20 pods)
1 tsp ginger paste
15-20 Red chiilies dried
2-4 green chillies chopped
1/2 -1 tsp pepper powder
1/2 tsp Soya sausce
1/2 - 1 tsp vinegar
1/2 tsp sugar
salt to taste
2-3 tbsp Oil

  • Soak the red chillies in water for an hour(You can remove seeds if you wish to)and grind it to fine paste.
  • heat the oil in a heavy bottomed pan, add garlic and ginger paste.
  • saute it nicely till the golden brown color.
  • Add chopped green chillies and saute it too till raw smell goes off.
  • Now add the Red chilli paste(as you required the spiciness.Cook it well till the raw smell goes off.
  • Now add salt, sugar and soya sauce mix it well.
  • Add pepper powder too and mix it well.
  • when the paste starts leaving oil by side, add required amount of water to adjust the thickness of the paste into sauce.
  • Now add the vinegar and cook it further 2-4 mins or the required sauce thickness is obtained.
  • Store in a air tight container and refrigerate 
  • (can be used up to 15-20 days)

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