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Schezwan Crispy Chilli Potatoes

To prepare Schezwan Crispy Chilly Potatoes, you need:

  • 5 medium sized potatoes peeled and cut into wedges
  • 1 cup. Veg cut in thin strips–capsicum, red onions, carrot and French bean only
  • Half a cup spring onions
  • 10 cloves garlic peeled
  • 2 whole red chillies
  • sesame seeds roasted
  • salt to taste
  • schezwan sauce
  • soya sauce
  • red spicy chilli sauce (optional)

 

Method:

Boil water, add salt, add cut potato wedges, boil for just 1 minute, drain and add corn flour to coat potatoes. Deep fry in oil until crisp. Remove and keep aside.

In a kadhai, half tsp. oil, add garlic cloves and whole red chillies, when garlic turns brown, add red onions(cut lengthwise)saute,add cut vegetables,salt,white of spring onions cut lengthwise,sauces,saute for two minutes, then add fried potatoes, sprinkle greens of spring onions and roasted sesame to garnish.

Your dish is now ready to serve. Enjoy.

2.Schezwan Sauce

 

A Chinese dish is not complete without a Schezwan sauce.

Here is a recipe for this delicious sauce with an Indian twist and minimum of ingredients.

Prep time: 12 minutes

How to prepare Schezwan Sauce

  Ingredients required   :

  • 24 whole red Kashmiri chillies
  • 10 cloves garlic peeled
  • 3 gms oil
  • 1 tsp. vinegar
  • salt to taste

Method:

  1. Soak the red chillies for 4 hours, cut off the tops and keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil, add the peeled garlic cloves and fry until golden brown.
  3. In a mixer blender, blend the chillies and the browned garlic.
  4. Cook this mixture for 3 minutes on slow heat until all water evaporates.
  5. Add vinegar &   salt  and mix well

The sauce is now ready.

Storage tips:

  • If you plan to store the sauce, then add 2 tbspn oil to it and store in a refrigerator.Can be stored for upto 2 weeks in this way.
  • Ensure there is no water in the sauce, before mixing the oil

 

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