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 Uses of Red Chilli Sauce

  Last Updated : Jan 02,2019






11 Uses of Red Chilli Sauce

Red Chilli sauce refers to a spicy sauce made from red chili peppers and other ingredient together with it. There are many recipes for chilli sauces - the common ingredient being chili peppers. The most common recipe of this sauce is the combination of dried red chillies, vinegar, tomatoes and sugar but other variations are possible.

1. Red chilli sauce is the perfect combination of sweet, sour and spicy. It is for this reason it is most commonly used in Chinese and Indo-Chinese dishes like fried rice, Chinese style potatoes or the filling for Wontons and even paneer chilli.

2. It forms a part of the common ingredients that are used in preparing different types of street foods. The use of chilli sauce is not restricted to any particular type of street food, it is used in all, whether it is sandwiches, frankies or noodle filling for dosas

3. It makes for an excellent dipping sauce with pakodas, parathas and other snacks like Crunchy paneer rolls.  Mix the sauce with hung curd to get an innovative dip to serve at parties or as a dip for Japanese tempura. 

4. Add the sauce to a potato or vegetable filling that is stuffed in Parathas. This removed the need for the stuffed paratha to have a dipping sauce. 

5. To add zing to the different sandwiches and toasts, you can use chilli sauce as spread on it. It tastes amazing with especially with Chilli Cheese Toast and Paneer sub Sandwich.

6. Chilli Sauce can also be used for marinating proteins like paneer and tofu to add extra flavor to them when grilling on a barbeque

7. Apart from Chinese, it is used in different cuisines like Mexican and American as well. Chilli sauce tastes fantastic over tostadas, or cooked together with refried beans.  It also makes a great addition to burgers or as a drizzle over pizza

8. Vegetables sautéed in chilli sauce have a fantastic taste to them. You can add chilli sauce to stir fries along with soy sauce or a sweet honey sauce and what not. 

9. Chilli sauce is a common ingredient in preparation like Thai green, red curry and also as a topping over Burmese Khowsuey

10. You can even try adding chilli sauce to different subzis to make them taste different or to rice preparations like pulao to make something innovative. 

11. Pour chilli sauce over steamed vegetables for a beautiful combination of colour and flavour.

 

To know about Recipes using Red Chilli Sauce, check out our collection.

uses of red chilli sauce

You will be awestruck by how potato wedges transform into an Oriental delicacy using simple, everyday ingredients like ginger, garlic and tomato ketchup. Deep-roasted potato fingers are deftly stir-fried with zesty ingredients like ginger, green chillies and sauces, thickened to the right consistency and excitingly garnished with peppy spring onions, to make an irresistible Chinese-Style Potato Vegetable. Ensure that you prepare this just before serving, in order to enjoy the perfect texture and consistency. Serve these potatoes as a side dish along with Chinese soups, stir-fries and noodles to create an authentic mini meal.
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Yummy inside and yummy outside, this dish is tasty through and through! The Paneer Rolls are made with the right mix of paneer and potatoes flavoured with spice powders and pastes, and deep-fried with a batter coating. An innovative idea that adds to the crunchiness of this snack is to roll the batter-coated rolls in bread crumbs before frying. This not only gives the Paneer Roll a very appetizing appearance, it also makes it super crispy. An amazing range of textures such as the succulence of the filling and the crunch of bread crumbs, not to forget the variety of interesting flavours like the spiciness of garam masala and the tanginess of amchur, make this a unique and irresistible snack! From our collection of deep-fried snacks and starters do try other recipes like Corn Rolls , Rice and Peanut Pakoda , Kand Ke Pakode , Cheese and Spring Onion Samosa and many more. Enjoy how to make Paneer Rolls recipe with detailed step by step photos and video below.
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Chilli-Cheese Toast and with a steaming cup of Hot Chocolate is a perfect combination for a rainy day. Here is how you can conjure up the snack in moments, using chilli sauce and tomato ketchup for flavouring the cheesy toast. Enjoy how to make Chilli-Cheese Toast recipe with detailed step by step photos.
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French bread meets desi spice in this innovative Paneer Tikka Sub Sandwich. Here, French bread is layered with luscious mayonnaise, cheese and veggies along with a tongue-tickling paneer tikka filling. The juiciness of the veggies, the unbeatable taste of cheese, the spiky flavour of the sauces and the truly irresistible filling dance together on your palate to give you a mind-blowing experience. The addition of dried fenugreek leaves to the filling along with other spice powders gives it a fabulous flavour, which is so tantalizing that your taste buds keep yearning for more, long after you are through with your sandwich. You can also try other delicious sub sandwiches like Cheesy Veg Footlong and Veg Sub Sandwich .
What does spring mean to you? A bounty of veggies, a splash of colours, fresh flavours? Well, experience all the vibrant joys of spring, wrapped inside this scrumptious Spring Dosa. A tasty stuffing of crunchy veggies, boiled noodles and peppy sauces is the highlight of this delicious butter-cooked dosa, which is a hot favourite sold by Mumbai’s street food vendors.
A perfectly delightful starter to serve at parties, Tostadas Stuffed with Refried Beans and Sour Cream offers the diner a vivid insight into the multiple textures and flavours that Mexican cuisine has to offer. With the rustic charm of refried beans, the tangy creaminess of sour cream and the juicy crunch of veggies like spring onions and lettuce, these Tostadas are really awesome to bite into. Since it comes in a handy sandwiched form, it is quite attractive to behold and quite easy to handle too.
Batter-coated and deep-fried paneer cubes are tossed with green chillies and spring onions to make this really scrumptious treat that can be served as a starter or as an accompaniment to the main course . The Chilli Paneer Stir-Fry gets its attractive flavour from a combination of vinegar and oriental sauces like chilli and soya. Make sure you use fresh and succulent paneer to make this dish, so that it remains soft and not chewy after deep-frying. Enjoy how to make Chilli Paneer recipe with detailed step by step photos and video below.
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