How to make Hot Garlic Sauce -

Spicy red chilli garlic sauce perfect to serve with your party starters or to toss your favourite ingredients and stir- fry

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Dried red chillies (सूखी लाल मिर्च ), Garlic (लहसुन)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Gravies, Sauces and Stocks

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Hot Garlic Sauce

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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Hot Garlic Sauce Recipe

  • Dried red chillies , seeded and soaked for 15 minutes 10-12

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Soy sauce 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Tomato ketchup 2 tablespoons

  • Sugar 1/2 teaspoon

  • Vinegar 1 teaspoon

  • Boneless chicken , cut into 1 inch pieces 250 grams

  • Onion , cubed and layers separated 1 medium

  • Tomato , cubed 1 medium

  • Yellow capsicum , cubed 1 medium

  • Spring onion greens , diagonally sliced for garnish


Step 1

Drain red chillies and put into a blender jar, add a little of the water in which the chillies were soaked and blend to a fine paste.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add garlic and sauté for ½ minute. Add red chilli paste, mix and saute till the oil separates.

Step 3

Add ½ cup water and mix well. Add soy sauce, salt, crushed peppercorns, tomato ketchup and sugar, mix and cook for a minute. Add vinegar and mix.

Step 4

Transfer some of the sauce into a serving bowl and set aside.

Step 5

Add chicken pieces to the sauce remaining in the pan, mix well and cook for 4-5 minutes. Add salt and toss. Add onion, tomato and yellow capsicum, mix well and cook till chicken is done.

Step 6

Remove the pan from heat, transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with spring onion springs and serve with the hot garlic sauce in the bowl.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.