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Homemade Schezwan sauce Recipe

Homemade Schezwan sauce is a popular Chinese Dips and Spreads
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dips and Spreads Recipe
Cuisine :
Chinese Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 2.5 based on 100 votes


  • 1/4 cup - garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp - ginger, finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp - oil
  • 12 - Red Chilli
  • 1/2 tsp - soya sauce
  • 1/4 tsp - pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Tomato ketchup
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup - water
  • How to Make Homemade Schezwan sauce:

    1. Soak the red chilli in water for an hour.
    2. Take out the seeds and grind it into a smooth paste. Add a few tsp of water if necessary while grinding.
    3. the easier way to take out the seeds is, take it out before soaking. This makes the job easy.
    4. In a pan add the oil and add the finely chopped ginger and garlic. Saute for few minutes till the garlic turns golden brown colour. Saute in a low flame, else it will not get cooked.
    5. Add the ground red chilli paste to this. ( 2tbsp )
    6. Mix well and cook for 2 minutes till the oil oozes out.
    7. Add the soya sauce and pepper powder.
    8. Add tomato ketchup and salt as needed.
    9. Keep in mind that the sauces(soya and ketchup) contains salt.
    10. Add 1/4 cup of water to this and cook for few minutes till it reaches a saucy consistency.
    11. Add little extra water if you want, but do not add too much.
    12. Sauce is ready.
    13. This can be stored in a clean bottle for 10 days in the refrigerator
    14. Recipe courtesy: Jeyashri's Kitchen


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