Sweet Chilli Sauce



Coming to day 2 under Sauces and Preserves,is sweet chilli sauce.Sweet Chilli sauce is a versatile dip or accompaniment for Asian starters and snacks.

I usually buy this sauce,but after seeing couple of videos in YouTube,I wanted to give a try,as the procedure is simple.The sauce came out very delicious with a perfect blend of sweetness and spiciness.

Here I have used the store bought chilli flakes to make the sauce.The regular red chillies can be pulsed in a blender and used. I made a small batch,as it was my first try.You can easily double or triple the quantity and can be stored in the refrigerator for a while.



                                                                                         
                               
                               Sweet Chilli Sauce


                                                                  
   Basic Information

   Preparation time ~ 5 minutes
   Cooking time ~ 10-12 minutes
   Makes ~ around 150 ml


  Ingredients




  
Ingredient
Quantity
Granulated white or brown sugar
1/4 cup
Water
1/3 cup
Chilli flakes
2-3 tsp
Garlic/poondu(very finely chopped)
1 fat clove
Tomato Ketchup
2 -3 tsp
Vinegar
2 tbs
Salt
1/4 tsp
Corn starch
2 tsp

   
   Method 
  • Take the sugar,water,chilli flakes,finely chopped garlic,vinegar,tomato ketchup,salt in a sauce pan and heat it over a medium flame.Once the sugar dissolved let it simmer for 5-7 minutes.Now mix the corn starch with  2 tsp of water add it to the boiling mixture. 
  •  Mix it well.Now the sauce will tend to become slightly thick.Cook it for a minute and put off the flame.After cooling store it in an air tight glass bottle or container.
  • Refrigerate for 2-3 weeks.



  • Transfer the sauce to the glass bottle or container after cool down completely.
  • The amount of red chilli can be increased for a spicy version.
  • Addition of ketchup gives a nice color and tangy taste to the sauce.




Enjoy............................


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5 comments:

I really can't take my eyes off these stunning pics. Gorgeous!!!

Gosh the pictures are looking stunning..so nicely prepared...

Just love this sauce, a prefect sauce to enjoy with some crispy spring rolls.

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