Sweet And Sour Sauce

Tomato ketchup, vinegar, soy sauce and sugar make up this sauce used extensively in Chinese cuisine. This is Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Sweet And Sour Sauce

Main Ingredients Tomato Ketchup, malt vinegar
Cuisine Chinese
Course Gravies, Sauces and Stocks
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg


  • 1 cup tomato ketchup
  • 1/3 cup malt vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • Black pepper powder to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons cornflour/ corn starch


  1. Mix tomato ketchup, malt vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, black pepper powder, salt and cornflour in a pan with two cups of water and stir to blend well.
  2. Slowly heat the mixture, stirring continuously till it comes to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for two to three minutes. Cool and store.

Nutrition Info

Calories 419
Carbohydrates 4.1
Protein 98.2
Fat 1
Other Fiber 6.3 gm