How To Make Indo-Chinese Spicy Schezuan Sauce At Home

This Spicy Schezuan Sauce is an essential in making Indo-Chinese dishes at home. It combines the heat of red chillies along with the punch of fresh garlic to make a flavourful basic sauce that can be added to most Indi-Chinese dishes. A little effort in making a large batch ahead of time and storing it for later use will ensure that you can prepare your favourite Indo-Chinese dishes like Spicy Szechuan Vegetarian Noodles and Spicy Szechuan Vegetarian Fried Rice with ease, whenever the craving strikes!   Dry Red Chillies, Garlic, Water, Sesame (Gingelly) Oil, Ginger, Green Chilli, Sugar, Vinegar   20 Dry Red Chillies 20 cloves Garlic , finely chopped 1/4 cup Water 2 tablespoons Sesame (Gingelly) Oil 2 inch Ginger , grated 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon Sugar 2 teaspoons Vinegar     0   20     To begin making the spicy Schezuan Sauce for Indo-Chinese cooking, first place a sauce pan on the heat. Add 1/4 cup water to it and bring it to a boil. When it begins to simmer, add in the 20 garlic pods 20 dried red chillies.Allow the chillies and garlic to boil along with the water for 4-5 minutes on a medium heat. Then turn the heat off, and set the saucepan aside to cool.When the chillies and garlic have cooled considerably, place the entire mix in a grinder (along with the water) and grind it into a smooth paste. Keep aside until later use.Next, place a wok on the heat and add the sesame oil to it. When it is warm, add the ginger, green chillies and saute for a minute until gently aromatic.Add the prepared chilli-garlic paste and toss again for 2 minutes. Then, add vinegar and sugar and mix well.Allow the sauce to bubble gently for 2 minutes on a low-medium flame, so the flavours are well combined. Then turn the heat off and allow the sauce to cool completely.Transfer it into a dry, clean, air tight bottle and store in the refrigerator. If refrigerated, it will last for about a week or 10 days.You can use this sauce as a spicy dipping sauce for Spring Rolls or as a base for making Spicy Schezuan Indo-Chinese Egg Fried Rice or Spicy Szechuan Vegetarian Noodles Recipe.