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Homemade Schezwan Sauce (Chutney)

Vinod Chaudhary
25 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Homemade Schezwan Sauce (Chutney) RECIPE

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

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Others
  • Chinese
  • Basic recipe

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. 15 Dry Red chilies
  2. 1 small onion, finely chopped
  3. 15 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  4. 1 inch ginger, finely chopped
  5. 2 to 2.5 tbsp to grind the red chilies
  6. ½ cup water to be added later
  7. 1 tbsp white vinegar
  8. & 1 tsp Chili sauce
  9. ¼ to ½ tsp black pepper powder
  10. ½ tsp light soy sauce
  11. 3 to 4 tbsp oil or any vegetable oil
  12. 1 to 2 tsp cane sugar or brown sugar
  13. salt to taste


  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.

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Deepbala Arora
Deepbala Arora   Feb-27-2018

Very tasty

Andrea Srivastava
Andrea Srivastava   Jun-22-2016

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

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