• Nanna Adige Shaale

Schezwan Spice Mix -A vegetarian side dish Seasoning Recipe

This schezwan spice mix is a blend of few spices and sauces to make the seasoning for the schezwan chili paneer recipe. A very quick method and most of the ingredients are in your pantry already.


Cornstarch Slurry - 1 tbsp of cornstarch with 1 tbsp water mixed into a slurry. Keep it separate.  Mix in the below mentioned seasonings, spices and sauces in a bowl. 

1 tbsp soy sauce, 

1 tbsp vinegar, 

1 tbsp sugar, 

1/2 tsp red chili powder,(as per taste)

1/4 tsp cumin powder, 

1/2 tsp onion powder,

1/2 tsp garlic powder, 

1/2 tsp ground black pepper corn, (as per taste)

1 tbsp tomato ketchup (or tomato sauce)

1 tbsp oil

1 tsp salt (alter as per taste)


Combine the required amount of Schezwan spice mixture with a bit of water into a paste and into the veggies (step 4) after adding Paneer. Mix well and then add the cornstarch slurry (optional), cook for a few mins until the gravy combines well. Enjoy.

PS: You may try and experinment this seasoning mix in your fried rice recipe or in a spicy Noodles recipe.


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