Homemade Schezwan Sauce (Chutney) | How to make Homemade Schezwan Sauce (Chutney)

By Vinod Chaudhary  |  10th Jan 2016  |  
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About Homemade Schezwan Sauce (Chutney) Recipe

A hot and spicy schezwan sauce recipe to perk up your meals.

Homemade Schezwan Sauce (Chutney)

Ingredients to make Homemade Schezwan Sauce (Chutney)

  • 15 Dry Red chilies
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 15 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 inch ginger, finely chopped
  • 2 to 2.5 tbsp to grind the red chilies
  • ½ cup water to be added later
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • & 1 tsp Chili sauce
  • ¼ to ½ tsp black pepper powder
  • ½ tsp light soy sauce
  • 3 to 4 tbsp oil or any vegetable oil
  • 1 to 2 tsp cane sugar or brown sugar
  • salt to taste

How to make Homemade Schezwan Sauce (Chutney)

  1. De-seed the chilies, then rinse and soak the chilies in hot water for 30 mins.
  2. Remove the stalk, break the chilies, add them into a chutney grinder.
  3. Add 3 to 4 tbsp of water to make a smooth paste.
  4. Heat oil in a pan. Add the garlic and ginger first and saute till their raw aroma goes away.
  5. Add the chopped onion and saute, then add the ground red chili paste and stir well.
  6. Then add the crushed black pepper, saute for 1 to 2 minutes more till you see oil leaving the sides of the sauce. Pour water and give it a stir again.
  7. Add salt, chili sauce, soy sauce and vinegar. Stir and continue to cook for another 5 to 6 minutes.
  8. Once the schezwan sauce cools down, collect it in a small jar or bowl and keep it in the refrigerator.

My Tip:

The sauce stays good for about 2 to 3 weeks in an air-tight container in the refrigerator. You can eat it with schezwan fried rice or noodles for best taste.

Reviews for Homemade Schezwan Sauce (Chutney) (4)

Deepbala Arora7 months ago

Very tasty

Andrea Srivastava2 years ago

This is a useful recipe, I will use it whenever I make chinese at home :)

vineeta Singh3 years ago


Shweta Srivastava3 years ago

Always wanted this recipe! Thanks :D