How to make Sweet Chilli Sauce -

Sweet chilli sauce made easy with the help of microwave.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Microwave Cooking Made Easy.

Main Ingredients : Red Chillies (लाल मिर्च ), Tomatoes (टमाटर)

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Gravies, Sauces and Stocks

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Sweet Chilli Sauce

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Some say Chinese cuisine is 400,000 years old going back to the Peking Man and his use of fire. Some other accounts of the history of Chinese cuisine takes the beginning to the Chinese stone age. However today Chinese cuisine enjoys the distinction of being the most popular in the world.
All this furore about Chinese food can make one wonder what is so special about this cuisine.  To put it in one word it is wholesome.  It has the characteristics of being nutritious, economical, balanced and delicious. It cannot be gainsaid that Chinese food is popular the world over and it can be adapted into our modern lifestyles as the strong link between diet and health of body, mind and spirit is epitomized in Chinese cookery. We all desire harmony in our lives and this works on the ancient Taoist principle of Yin and Yang in which balance and contrast are the key. Each Chinese dish reflects a balance of taste, texture, aroma and colour. Be it sweet, sour, pungent, hot, salty or spicy – all the six basic flavours are incorporated deftly in all Chinese dishes.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Sweet Chilli Sauce Recipe

  • Red Chillies seeded 18-20

  • Tomatoes chopped 2 medium

  • Garlic chopped 3-4 cloves

  • Sugar 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Soy sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Grind red chillies, tomatoes and garlic to a smooth paste. Combine sugar and oil in a microwave casserole and cook, uncovered, on Microwave HIGH for two minutes.

Step 2

Add the paste, soy sauce, salt and one cup of water. Mix well. Cook, uncovered, on Microwave MEDIUM (70%) for two minutes. Stir once. Cook, uncovered, for two minutes more. Cool and serve.

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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.