Think of a paneer tikka without some green chilli sauce, or your favourite succulent chicken seekh kebabs served without the green chutney. Feels incomplete, right? That’s what the most loved green chillie sauce does to some of our most favourite and loved Indian snacks. And if you are a fan of green chilli sauce, you would know how this tantalising accompaniment can brighten up any dull meal. Besides adding a little tang to every snack they can bring about an all new punch of flavour to our everyday meals such as dal-chawal and parathas.
Not just that, green chilli sauce can used as a sandwich spread or in between burger buns, or in multiple salads to prepare a tangy dressing. Store-bought versions of green chilli sauce come with preservatives and can be unhealthy. But fret not! You can make green chilli sauce from scratch at home.
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Green Chilli Sauce Recipe:
Here is a quick and easy green chilli sauce recipe that you can try at home. In the recipe, chopped green chillies are simply marinated in salt and vinegar, boiled and cooked over high flame till it thickens. You can store it in an airtight container ad use with anything you want to pair it with.
Find the full recipe of green chilli sauce here.
Green chillies, if consumed with precision, come with a number of health benefits. According to renowned Nutritionist Shilpa Arora, not only green chillies have zero calories, they speed up one’s metabolism as much as 50% for up to three hours after eating. Green chillies are also loaded with antioxidants that protect the body against free radicals by acting as natural scavengers. Loaded with vitamin C and beta-carotene, green chillies are great for healthy eyes, skin and immune system. So not only is green chilli sauce a perfect accompaniment to your snacks, it is perfect to include in your diet as well.
So spruce up your snack time with this stellar homemade green chilli sauce. Try it and let us know your experience in the comments section below.
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