May 2, 2015

Homemade Peri Peri Sauce Recipe / Piri Piri Sauce Recipe

I have already shared this sauce recipe in my peri peri chicken recipe, but i want to make it as a separate post because i think it might come handy for many more recipes.

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This sauce can be tossed with some potatoes and baked in oven, or with some prawns, paneer, tofu, fish, lamb or whatever you like. It is such a versatile sauce. You can have it as a dip for your french fries as well..

Hope you will give it a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Makes : around 1 cup


Red Capsicum / Red Bell Pepper - 1 large
Red Bird Eye Chilli - 6 ( I used fresh red chillies)
Garlic - 6 to 7 fat cloves
Red Chilli Powder / Paprika - 2 tblspn
Black Pepper Powder - 1 tsp
Vinegar - 2 to 3 tblspn
Oregano - 1 tblspn
Salt to taste
Oil - 1/2 cup
Lemon Juice - 2 tblspn


Take the ingredients  in a blender and make it into a puree.

Store this in a air tight container.

This can be stored in fridge for a week or 10 days.

Take all your ingredients

First take some chopped red bell pepper in a blender

Add in some fresh red chillies

add in garlic cloves

add in salt

Add in chilli powder

and some pepper powder

add in vinegar

add in oregano

now add in a good amount of oil

Now that everything is added into a blender..

Make it into a smooth puree

look how beautifully it looks 



  1. We. don't. get red capsicum in. Our. place,,,only green capsicum is available,,,but I. want to. make. this. sauce,,what Should. I. Do????

  2. Aarthi can I use green bell pepper , because red bell pepper is not available in my place. For color can I use kashmiri red chilly?

  3. In the. Pic you have shown lemon,,,but. didn't" used it,,

  4. @Anonymoussomehow it came there, you dont need to add it

  5. Hi aarthi. I like all ur recipes.

    Instead of vinegar may I use lemon juice ??

  6. What is Oregano???? i am new to cooking.... i m residing in uae.... is that available here... does it have another name?? and ur cooking recipies and ideas are amazing.... the best evr blogger i have seen

  7. @Limiyaoregano is available in any big supermarket. You can check out

  8. Hi Aarthi

    for how much time we can store this sauce

  9. Hi Aarthi

    For how much time we can store this sauce

  10. @sandhu singhyou can keep this for 10 days or so

  11. Shall we use green capsicum??


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