Sunday, 4 September 2011

Red Chilli Sauce

Please store me in a bottle says the red chilli sauce

Red chilli sauce

 Red chilli sauce is most like sauce in my family as it goes very well with noodles, pakoras and most of the salty snacks.When made at home one can always custom make it according to ones need. So I always make the sauces at home. Try this red chilli sauce and you will know the difference between home made and marketed sauce yourself.

 Preparation Time:20 min.(soaking time not included)
Cooking Time: 15min. (to boil potatoes)
Servings: Makes 200 - 300 ml. sauce.
Ingredients required
  • 50gm Red chilies 
  • 8-10 Red Kashmiri Chilies(for beautiful red color)
  • 250 ml White Vinegar 
  • 2 teaspoons Salt 
  • 5-6 Garlic cloves peeled and cut 
  • 2 inches piece Ginger, washed, dried, cleaned and cut
  • 2 medium size or 3 small size Potatoes, boiled, peeled and cut
Directions to prepare Red Chilly Sauce
  • Take all  ingredients except potatoes and soak them in 100 ml. vinegar for 2 days. 
  • Chilies will become soft. Put them in a grinder mixer and grind to paste
  • Add potatoes and grind again till all ingredients are one soft homogeneous paste. 
Paste of soaked red chillies and boiled potatoes in vinegar
  • Take out the above mixture in a bowl and add vinegar till in turns into consistency of sauce.
Red chilli sauce ready to be bottled
  • Store in a glass bottle, Plastic bottles should be avoided.
Red chilli sauce
  • If you want the color to be more red and sauce to be less hot decrease the amount of red chillies and increase the amount of Kashmiri mirchi as per your taste. 
Suggest Variations:
  • To change the flavor cloves/Cinnamon can also be added. 

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