• The frying is being done to the chillies so as to make a sauce out of it.
• Serve with any meal most likely rice, meat and potato dishes and enjoy.
Instead of buying the regular pepper/chilli sauce in the shops, you could opt in making some at home.
The benefit of this is that you can decide how hot your sauce can be.
Pepper Sauce is popularly known in its Swahili version as pilipili ya kukaangwa.
'Kukaangwa' basically means frying, the same way you would fry meat or some greens.
In this case, the frying is being done to the chillies so as to make a sauce out of it.
You could add or reduce the ingredients depending on the quantity you would like to make.
Here's how to make pepper sauce;
- 2 large onions
- 1 medium size can of Tomato paste
- 1/2 a teaspoon of salt
- Five garlic cloves
- 7 green chillies
- Small size of ginger
- Cooking oil
Finely dice the onions and chillies.
Grate or pound the garlic and ginger into a paste.
Put the onions into a sufuria with heated oil.
Cook them until they are golden brown.
Add the tomato paste.
Stir for five to ten minutes under moderate heat
Add the ginger-garlic paste and salt to the mixture.
Add the chopped chillies and keep stirring.
Gradually add small amounts of water since it may start sticking to the pot.
Let it simmer for a few minutes, after the chillies have been well cooked then transfer it to a jar.
Serve with any meal most likely rice, meat and potato dishes and enjoy.