3 Insanely Simple Red Chilli Sauce Recipes to Try- 24 Mantra Organic

3 Insanely Simple Red Chilli Sauce Recipes to Try- 24 Mantra Organic


Three Red Chilli Sauce Recipe To Suit Every Occasion


When it comes to spiciness, people’s preferences change depending on their heat bearing capacity. On one hand, you have people who enjoy fresh green chillies on the side with their everyday food. And on the other hand, you have those who cannot even tolerate the hotness of garam masala! Similarly, different types of red chilli sauces pair well with different foods. So it can be rather confusing to find the perfect formula that checks all the boxes.

Hence, to make this task easier, here are three basic red chilli sauce recipes that will fit almost all situations. Most importantly, you need just a handful of ingredients to whip up these different red chilli sauces, and they go well with almost everything, from Chinjabi (Chinese-Punjabi fusion foods) to traditional gluten-free flatbreads, like jowar-bajra bhakri!

So here’s a look at three red chilli sauce recipes that are culinary sauce basics to up your skills:

Street-Style Fiery Hot Red Chilli Sauce Recipe


This street-style fiery hot red chilli sauce tastes heavenly with momos. One can use this red chilli sauce recipe as an instant Schezwan sauce substitute. So, feel free to use it in stir-fries as well!

Here’s what you need for the red chilli sauce recipe:

  • A cup of dried red chillies
  • A cup of hot water
  • A quarter cup of sesame oil
  • Two tablespoons of minced garlic
  • A tablespoon of grated ginger
  • 8-10 fresh peppercorn (or Sichuan peppercorn), pounded
  • One small onion, finely chopped
  • A tablespoon of soy sauce
  • A tablespoon of rice vinegar
  • Salt as per taste


  1. Soak the red chillies in hot water for a minimum of 30 minutes. Then blend it into a fine paste.
  2. Heat the sesame oil in a wok. Add the ginger and garlic, and fry them for about two minutes.
  3. Add the onions and saute them until they turn translucent.
  4. Stir in the red chilli paste and sprinkle in the salt and pepper. Saute everything for about two minutes. Adjust water to maintain consistency. Keep stirring until the water evaporates.
  5. Once you notice that the oil starts to separate from the red chilli sauce, stir in the soy sauce and the vinegar.
  6. Adjust the spices and continue cooking for about a minute or two.
  7. Let it cool, then transfer it in an airtight container.

Sweet and Sour Red Chilli Sauce Recipe


Sweet and sour red chilli sauce and crispy South-East Asian appetizers are a match made in heaven. When one thinks of wontons or spring rolls, it is hard not to imagine the sweet and sour red chilli sauce that goes with it. Here is a sweet and sour red chilli sauce recipe to satiate that craving.

First, you will need:

  • 10-12 Kashmiri dried red chillies
  • A cup of rice vinegar
  • Two teaspoons of freshly grated ginger
  • A teaspoon of minced garlic
  • A cup of sugar
  • Two teaspoons of tomato ketchup
  • Two teaspoons of cornflour (made into a slurry)
  • A cup of water


  1. Coarsely grind the Kashmiri red chillies. You may even hand pound it.
  2. Bring the water and vinegar to a boil in a heavy-bottomed saucepan. Once it reaches a roiling boil, stir in the sugar, ginger, garlic, red chillies, and ketchup.
  3. Let it simmer for about 5-6 minutes.
  4. Prepare a cornflour slurry and stir it into the red chilli sauce while whisking it constantly.
  5. Take the saucepan off the heat and allow the sauce to cool.
  6. Transfer into an airtight container.

Garlicky Red Chilli Chutney


This garlicky red chilli chutney recipe originates from Rajasthan. It has the spiciness of red chillies paired with the pungency of fresh garlic cloves that elevate its spiciness to the next level. You can use it in chaats or have it with pakoras or vadas. The red chilli chutney also tastes splendid with parathas and litti/baati.

For this red chilli sauce recipe, you will need:

  • A teaspoon of cumin seeds
  • 15-20 large cloves of garlic, peeled
  • 5-10 dried red chillies (you may substitute it with red chilli powder)
  • Two teaspoons of red chilli powder
  • A tablespoon of lemon juice (optional)
  • Two tablespoons of freshly chopped coriander leaves (optional)
  • A tablespoon of oil
  • Hot water


  1. Soak the dried red chillies in hot water for about 30 to 45 minutes.
  2. Drain out the red chillies, but reserve the residual water for adjusting the chutney’s consistency.
  3. Add all the ingredients in a mixer grinder jar and blend it into a smooth paste.
  4. You may cook it in oil for 6-8 minutes if you wish to increase its shelf life. However, it is completely optional.
  5. Store in an airtight container.


With the above red chilli sauce recipes, you can have sauces that go well with almost everything! Using organic ingredients is one of the easiest ways to enhance these red chilli sauce recipes. You will enjoy deeper, bolder flavours without anything to dilute the experience. Choose organic to stay healthy.


Try 24 Mantra Organics’s Chilly powder and enjoy the Red Chilli Sauce Recipes!

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