Homemade Schezwan Sauce Recipe/ How to make Schezwan Sauce

how to make schezwan sauce
Schezwan Sauce/ Schizuan sauce  a very popular Chinese  sauce or dip used to flavour many dishes. It's a spicy sauce that taste good as a dip with any starters .
This is a real treat for all Chinese lovers esp the one who love spicy Indo Chinese dishes.Making this at home is very economical plus it becomes handy when you have  unexpected guest .You could just make mouthwatering dishes with this sauce  in no time.I always keep a bottle of schezwan sauce in the fridge .Schezwan sauce  goes well even with spring rolls/chicken lollipops.
 The bright red colour comes from the kashmiri chillies you could use both bedgi & kashmiri chillies.

10-15 Kashmiri chillies
1/2 inch ginger
 5 to 6  garlic cloves
10 garlic cloves minced
1 inch ginger finely minced
1 tbsp tomato sauce/ketchup
1 tsp vinegar
2-2.5 tbsp oil
1 tsp sugar
salt to taste

  • Soak the dry kashmiri chillies in hot water for 15-20 min.
  • Grind the chillies ,garlic & ginger to smooth paste.
  • Heat a pan add oil once oil is hot add the minced garlic and ginger and saute well for few minutes until raw smell goes off
    Then add the ground chilli-garlic paste saute till raw smell goes off.
  •  Now add the tomato sauce,vinegar ,sugar ,salt & mix well.
  • Let it cool before storing.
  • Use it to make yummy schezwan dishes/ serve as a dip.

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  1. thanks for sharing this..looks very nice n spicy...loved the colour

  2. very useful post. Love the colour of the sauce

  3. Looks too good ..Very colorful :) Very happy to follow you dear !!

  4. I LOVE Schezwan Sauce, Gloria! It never occurred to me to make my own, what a GREAT idea! I must check the local market to see if they carry Kashmiri chillies. I am not familiar with them. If not, I will look online:) So saving this recipe, Gloria...Thank you so much for sharing it with us...

    P.s. I haven't been able to connect with you on Google+ because I haven't joined yet, but thank you:)

  5. Que rica se ve su salsa lindo color debe ser una delicia,abrazos.

  6. I love the flavors esp the spiciness. The sauce will be perfect for almost any time of dishes.

  7. lovely color of the sauce...thanks for sharing the recipe

  8. Useful post dear........ Love the color !

  9. very useful post, beautiful color and very nicely made...

  10. I love making my own chile paste, but I've never made any like this before. I love it!!! Thanks for sharing. Now I just need to find some Kashmiri peppers. I have some Kashmiri powder which I could probably use with a few adjustments. What do you think?

    1. Thanks dear.. You could mix in some red chillies and add the kashmiri powder as well.. It should work fine.

  11. loved the vibrant colour...nice recipe..


  12. very useful post... thanks for sharing

  13. Looks lovely Gloria. I've only just come across your blog recently, but I love it. I can't wait to see more.