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Schezwan Sauce

sapana behl
10 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Schezwan Sauce RECIPE

A spicy Indo-Chinese sauce to indulge in with those dishes.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Chinese
  • Simmering
  • Blending
  • Sauteeing
  • Condiments
  • Low Carbs

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 20-25 dry red chilies,seeds removed
  2. 1 tablespoon ginger-grated
  3. 5-6 garlic cloves,finely chopped
  4. 3-4 Sichuan pepper
  5. 1 tablespoon ginger,grated
  6. 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  7. 1 white onion,chopped
  8. pepper to taste
  9. salt to taste
  10. 4 tablespoon oil
  11. 2 teaspoon vinegar
  12. 1 tablespoon sugar
  13. 1 Cup water


  1. Wash and soak red chillies in warm water for 2-3 hours.Blend using little water to form a smooth paste. Heat oil in a saucepan , add garlic.Saute till lightly brown in color.
  2. Now add ginger and onions.Cook until onions are soft and then add the red chilli paste. Mix well and add 1 cup of water. let it cook until the sauce thickens a little.
  3. Add soy sauce and season with salt and pepper.Finally add sugar and vinegar. Cool and store in air tight glass jar.Keep refrigerated.
  4. Use as a dip for momos, spring rolls or make fried rice, noodles or some hot soups.

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Sunita Ramankulath
Sunita Ramankulath   Aug-16-2017

Adding a big stalk of finely chopped celery along with ginger and garlic makes a huge difference and lends an authenticity to this dish

Nilufar Khatoon
Nilufar Khatoon   Mar-14-2017

How long we can keep the sauce?

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