Website of the Year India 2015

Chilli Salsa Recipe

Chilli Salsa is a popular Indian Dips and Spreads
Author :
On :
Tuesday, 19 April, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Dips and Spreads Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 2 tsp - Olive oil
  • 1/2 - medium onion, cut into 1/2 inch dice
  • 3 - small Garlic Cloves
  • 2 tbsp - cheesy Garlic spread
  • 3 - dried chillies, seeded and torn into pieces
  • 2 - tomatoes, seeded, and roughly chopped
  • 4 - large green tomatillos, husks removed, washed, and roughly chopped
  • 2 cups - water or basic vegetable stock
  • 1 tsp - sea salt, plus more to taste
  • 1/4 tsp - fresh ground pepper
  • 2 tbsp - fresh Mexican oregano, or 1 tbsp dried
  • Fresh Cilantro (12 sprigs), about 1/2 cup, stemmed and chopped.
  • How to Make Chilli Salsa:

    1. In a 10-inch sautee pan, heat the oil over medium heat.
    2. Add the onion, garlic, and dried chillies, and cook, stirring often, for about 5 minutes, or until the onions are soft and you can smell the chillies.
    3. Add the tomatoes and tomatillos, reduce the heat slightly, and cook for another 10 minutes, stirring often.
    4. Add the water or stock, 1 tsp of salt, and pepper. Bring to a simmer over high heat, then reduce the heat to medium-low and cook for 20 minutes.
    5. Stir in the oregano and cheesy garlic, spread cool for a few minutes, puree the sauce in a blender until smooth, then stir in the cilantro.


    Bawarchi of the Week

    Shruti J

    Shruti J

    Shruti J has always been a food lover, but a break in her professional career gave her a chance to take a plunge into the fascinating culinary world. Shruti loves adapting recipes, adding her own 'SJ Element' to it and taking it to a whole new level.

    know more