Chilli Garlic Sauce Video by Tarla Dalal

Chilli Garlic Sauce Video by Tarla Dalal

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Chilli and garlic are all-time favourite ingredients when it comes to the preparation of Chinese accompaniments, because their pungent notes add an adventurous dimension to any dish. Here we show you how to make a fiery Chilli Garlic Sauce! To get this sauce right, make sure the chillies soak well in hot water, otherwise you won’t be able to grind them smoothly. A dash of vinegar and some sugar give this spicy sauce shades of tartness and a complementary sweetness too, making it an all-rounder!

Recipe Description for Chilli Garlic Sauce

Soaking time:  30 minutes
Preparation Time: 
Makes 0.75 cup
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For Chilli Garlic Sauce
10 whole dry kashmiri red chillies
2 tbsp roughly chopped garlic (lehsun)
5 tbsp vinegar
1 tbsp sugar
salt to taste
2 tbsp sesame (til) oil


For chilli garlic sauce

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}chilli garlic sauce{/span}, remove the stems of the kashmiri red chillies and put them in enough hot water, cover with a lid and keep aside for 30 minutes. Drain.
  2. Combine the soaked kashmiri red chillies, garlic, sugar, vinegar and salt and blend in a mixer till smooth.
  3. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add the sesame oil and mix well.
  4. Store the {span class="bold1"}chilli garlic sauce{/span} in an air-tight container in the refrigerator and use as required.
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