Schezwan Sauce/chutney is used to prepare many Indo Chinese dishes like Schezwan Fried rice, Schezwan noodles and other schezwan dishes. It comes very handy and you can make schezwan fried rice, noodles within 10-15 minutes. It is very flavorful and is easy to make at home. Today we will learn how to make schezwan sauce at home following this easy recipe with step wise pictures.
Finely chop ginger and garlic.
Take a cup of water, add red chillies (seeds removed) and bring it to boil. When it starts boiling, simmer and cook for 5 minutes. Filter the water and grind the chillies with needed water. You can use the water in which the chillies were cooked for grinding.
Heat oil, add garlic and saute for a few seconds.
Then add ginger and saute both ginger and garlic together until light brown.
Add chilli paste, soya sauce, tomato ketchup, sugar, salt needed and cook on medium flame until the sauce thickens and oozes out oil.
Cool and store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator. It stays good for 2 weeks.
Apart from preparing schezwan dishes, it can also be served as a side dish for momos, parathas and rotis. Try schezwan dosa using this chutney.
If you have leftover rice and this chutney, you can make Schezwan Fried rice within 10 minutes.
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