Super-Hot Chilli Sauce Appetisers

Super-Hot Chilli Sauce Appetisers

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Updated on June 23, 2024

Reviewed by Dina Essawy

Chilli sauce appetisers are one of the types of sauces with a spicy taste, which are served alongside grills and various rice dishes such as mandi, biryani, seafood, and others.

Chilli sauces are among the world’s most well-known and popular appetisers or side dishes, which are served with main meals. A hot chilli side dish is distinguished by its high nutritional value and low calories since its preparation depends on the use of a lot of vegetables in most cases, and methods of preparing salads have developed over time.

It has passed through the ages to contain many diverse ingredients such as fruits, meat, nuts, milk, etc. Hot yoghurt salads are one of the distinguished options that add delicious taste and high nutritional value to your table, and you can prepare them easily. This is done by applying some simple recipes that we will explain in this article.

Chilli Carrot Appetiser


This hot recipe needs 25 minutes of preparation, and it is enough for six people.


  • Five hundred grams of peeled carrots and cut into circles.
  • Two cups of water.
  • Two cloves of crushed garlic.
  • Two tablespoons of olive oil.
  • Half a teaspoon of paprika.
  • One tablespoon of red vinegar.
  • Half a teaspoon of cumin.

For garnish

  • A quarter cup of chopped coriander for garnish.
  • Hot red pepper, as desired.
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste.

How to prepare

  1. Place the carrots, garlic, olive oil, paprika, red hot pepper, salt, and black pepper in a deep pot, then cover them with water.
  2. Raise the pot over medium heat for about twenty minutes until the carrots are cooked.
  3. Season the ingredients with vinegar and cumin, and stir them together until combined.
  4. Turn off the heat under the ingredients, then leave them until they cool completely.
  5. Pour the salad into a serving dish, garnish with coriander, and serve.

Spicy Tomato Appetiser

This recipe needs 15 minutes of preparation, and it is enough for six people.


  • Grated onion.
  • A quarter cup of lemon juice.
  • Salt, as desired.
  • Four tablespoons of ground chilli pepper.
  • Four garlic cloves.
  • Half a cup of water.
  • Two tablespoons of sugar.
  • Eight chopped tomatoes.
  • Parsley, for garnish.

How to prepare

  1. Put all the ingredients except the lemon juice in the blender bowl and beat them for two minutes until combined.
  2. Pour the ingredients into a deep pot, then put it on low heat for twenty minutes until it thickens and becomes thick in consistency.
  3. Add lemon juice to the hot salad, then stir the ingredients well.
  4. Pour the hot tomato salad into small plates, decorate the surface with a few parsley leaves, then serve.

Thai Chili Hot Sauce

Super-Hot Chilli Sauce Appetisers
Thai Chili Hot Sauce

The most famous sauce among hot sauces, Thai Chili sauce, may be the ideal choice for lovers of spicy flavours by dipping French fries into it. This recipe needs 25 minutes of preparation, and it is enough for five people.


  • One cup rice vinegar.
  • One cup of water.
  • One cup of sugar.
  • Twenty grams of fresh ginger.
  • Five garlic cloves.
  • Three fresh and hot red peppers.
  • One tablespoon ketchup.
  • Two tablespoons of starch powder.
  • ½ a teaspoon of coarse black pepper, freshly ground.

How to prepare

  1. First, put water and rice vinegar in a pot to cook the sauces over high heat.
  2. Meanwhile, grate the garlic and fresh ginger, and also cut the chilli pepper into small cubes.
  3. When the water and vinegar boil in the pot, add ginger, grated garlic, and small pieces of red pepper with ketchup and black pepper.
  4. Then, leave it on low heat for 5 minutes until it is all mixed.
  5. After 5 minutes, add the starch, stirring constantly until the starch is completely mixed.
  6. Remove the pot from the heat and place it in a glass bowl.
  7. Then, put it in the refrigerator until it cools down, and then it is ready.

Basic Chilli Appetiser

This innovative recipe helps you learn how to prepare a basic chilli appetiser. This recipe needs 10 minutes of preparation, and it is enough for three people.


  • Five hundred grams of peeled beans.
  • One large onion.
  • Five cloves of garlic.
  • Green coriander.
  • Green parsley.
  • Dry spices:
    • Cumin.
    • Chilli pepper.
    • Dried coriander.
    • Sesame.
    • Salt.

How to prepare

  1. Soak the beans for some time.
  2. Finely chop the beans in the kitchen machine,
  3. Add the parsley, green coriander, onions, and garlic and give it another round.
  4. Add salt and dry spices and mix the ingredients well.
  5. When frying, add the equivalent of half a teaspoon of sodium carbonate to the entire previous amount.
  6. It can also be used as a sandwich for dinner.

Spicy Vegetable Appetiser

This recipe needs 20 minutes of preparation, and it is enough for four people.


  • A quarter of a finely chopped onion.
  • A quarter cup of sliced black or green olives, as desired.
  • Two tablespoons of olive oil.
  • Salt, as desired.
  • Three zucchinis, cut into large pieces.
  • One small can of yellow corn.
  • A quarter cup of fresh arugula.
  • A quarter cup of fresh mint.
  • Three tomatoes, cut into large pieces.
  • Two tablespoons of lemon juice.
  • One red bell pepper, cut into long strips.
  • One can of mushrooms, cut into long slices.
  • Hot green pepper, finely chopped.
  • Black pepper, to taste.

How to prepare

  1. Place all the appetiser ingredients except the liquid ingredients in a deep dish; stir well until combined.
  2. Season the appetiser with salt and pepper and stir again.
  3. Put the lemon juice and olive oil on the ingredients and stir them together until they are completely combined.
  4. Place the appetiser in a serving dish, then put it in the refrigerator to cool slightly, then serve.

Chilli Turkish Appetiser

Turkish cuisine contains many diverse and distinctive dishes, including main dishes and appetisers. Turkish cuisine is famous for the distinction and variety of side dishes. In this recipe, we chose to help you with the necessary steps to prepare one of the most famous and popular Turkish side dishes, which is the spicy Turkish appetiser.


  • Two medium-sized heads of onions (120 g each).
  • One teaspoon of salt.
  • Two green hot peppers (15 g each).
  • Six medium-sized tomatoes (125 g each).
  • Two tablespoons of olive oil.
  • A medium-sized lemon (120 g each).
  • Half a teaspoon of black pepper.
  • Two tablespoons of tomato paste.
  • Half a bunch of parsley.
  • Two tablespoons of crushed chilli pepper.
  • Four tablespoons of pomegranate molasses.
  • Two medium-sized sweet green peppers (240 g each).
  • Five sprigs of parsley for garnish

How to prepare

  1. Wash the tomatoes, cut them into quarters, then put them in the blender bowl.
  2. Peel the onions and chop them coarsely, then add them to the tomatoes in the blender.
  3. Wash the peppers and capsicum, cut them into large pieces, add them to the blender and mix the ingredients well.
  4. Wash the parsley, roughly chop it, and add it to the salad in the blender bowl.
  5. Also, add the hot chilli, salt, pepper, and pomegranate molasses, and remix the ingredients until smooth.
  6. Wash and squeeze the lemon, then add its juice to the ingredients, add olive oil and tomato paste.
  7. Then, mix the ingredients one last time until the ingredients are combined.
  8. Pour the warm salad into a serving dish, then wash the parsley veins and chop them roughly.
  9. Garnish the Turkish appetiser and serve alongside various dishes.

Chilli Mayonnaise Sauce

If you are a fan of very spicy taste, cool it down a bit with this recipe on how to prepare spicy mayonnaise sauce. This recipe needs 20 minutes of preparation, and it is enough for six people.


  • Six tablespoons of vinegar.
  • Two cups of milk.
  • Two tablespoons of salt.
  • Two tablespoons of vegetable oil.
  • ½ tablespoon black pepper.
  • Two tablespoons of sugar.
  • Four tablespoons of flour.
  • ½ spoon of hot pepper.

How to prepare

  1. Mix the oil with the flour over medium heat until the flour is toasted and turns golden.
  2. Then add the milk, stirring gradually until the mixture becomes thick and dense, then leave it to cool.
  3. Then add vinegar, sugar, salt, black pepper, and hot pepper and mix.
  4. Store it in a closed jar until use in the refrigerator.

Chilli Yogurt and Cucumber Appetiser

This a unique recipe with really hot yoghurt and cucumber, especially for those who love their taste. Its cooking time is about 10 minutes, preparation time is another 10 minutes, and it is enough for two people.


  • One cup of yoghurt.
  • One tablespoon of chopped parsley.
  • One tablespoon of chopped dill.
  • One tablespoon of chopped green coriander.
  • Two chopped green hot peppers.
  • One piece of chopped fresh ginger.
  • One lemon juice.

How to prepare

  1. Put a cup of yoghurt in a bowl, add a tablespoon of chopped parsley, a tablespoon of dill, and a tablespoon of chopped green coriander, and stir the ingredients together.
  2. Add a piece of chopped ginger to the bowl of yoghurt, the juice of one lemon, and two chopped chilli peppers, and stir the ingredients together until the salad is ready.
  3. Place the hot yoghurt salad in a serving dish and serve it with fried potatoes.

Barbeque Chilli Appetiser

A hot sauce served with drilled food or barbeque. It is an appetiser that is not eaten alone because of its strong sting. Rather, it is placed in sandwiches and stews to increase its sting and add a sour flavour.


  • ¼ cup hot pepper.
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley.
  • Two tomatoes, cut into small pieces.
  • One chopped chilli pepper.
  • One medium onion, chopped.
  • Two cloves of garlic.
  • Three tablespoons of olive oil.
  • One tablespoon of tomato sauce.
  • One teaspoon of hot paprika.
  • One teaspoon of black vinegar.
  • One teaspoon salt.
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper.
  • ½ teaspoon cumin.

How to prepare

  1. Place the tomatoes, onions, bell peppers, and garlic in an oven tray and season them with a little olive oil.
  2. Place them in a hot oven at 180 degrees for about half an hour.
  3. After they acquire a grilled colour, remove them from the oven and let them rest for two minutes.
  4. Place the grilled vegetables with the rest of the ingredients and mix with a blender until it is thick and coarse.
  5. Serve it on your dinner, and the remaining quantity can be kept in the refrigerator.

Spicy Indian Harissa

Spicy harissa is prepared using hot peppers. It is recommended to eat it to enhance your immunity to prevent some health complications, such as catching a cold, and resist or reduce the duration of other diseases.


Hot pepper ingredients:

  • Ten large dried hot pepper pods weighing about fourteen grams.
  • Seven red hot pepper pods, equivalent to about 1/3 teaspoon dried chilli pepper.

Seed mixture ingredients:

  • Three teaspoons of cumin seeds.
  • Two teaspoons coriander seeds or fresh coriander.

Spicy harissa ingredients:

  • 60 ml of olive oil.
  • One teaspoon of caraway seeds.
  • Thirty ml of lemon juice.
  • Fifteen ml of apple cider vinegar.
  • Fifteen grams of tomato paste, equivalent to about one tablespoon.
  • One and a half teaspoons of smoked paprika.
  • Four minced garlic cloves.
  • One teaspoon of salt.

How to prepare

To prepare the hot pepper:

  1. Add the hot pepper to a deep bowl and cover it with hot water.
  2. Cover the pot and leave it for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Drain the chilli peppers from the water and remove the seeds and stems.

To prepare the seeds:

  • Add the dry spices, cumin and coriander seeds to a small frying pan.
  • Roast the seeds over the fire until they become fragrant.
  • Transfer to a mortar, pestle, or food processor, and crush until completely smooth.

To prepare hot harissa:

  • Add caraway seeds, garlic, paprika, and salt to the cumin and coriander seed mixture, and mix the ingredients well.
  • Add lemon juice and vinegar while mixing to form a paste.
  • Add tomato paste, blend in a food processor, and set aside.
  • Add chilli pepper, and mix for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add olive oil, and continue mixing until you get a smooth dough.

To serve hot harissa:

  1. Taste the spicy harissa and adjust the acidity and salt or more cayenne pepper to taste.
  2. Serve immediately alongside various foods, or you can add them to sauces or stews.
  3. You can also keep it in the refrigerator for a month or in the freezer for two months to eat or use later as desired.

Chilli Moroccan Harissa Sauce

Super-Hot Chilli Sauce Appetisers
Chilli Moroccan Harissa Sauce

This is one of the side dishes in Moroccan cuisine, which we present to you in easy and innovative steps. You may also like to add some nuts.


  • Four cayenne pepper
  • Two cloves of minced garlic
  • One teaspoon of salt
  • One teaspoon of cumin
  • One teaspoon of dried coriander
  • One tablespoon of olive oil

How to prepare

  1. Open the pepper pods and remove the seeds.
  2. Chop the pods with a knife.
  3. Place the peppercorns, olive oil, garlic, salt, cumin, and coriander in the food processor and chop them well until combined.
  4. Prepare a slightly deep bowl and soak the hot pepper pods in a little warm water for about an hour until the hot pepper becomes soft and tender.
  5. Drain the hot pepper well from the water by squeezing it by hand.
  6. Place it on a clean towel and rub it until it dries completely.
  7. Place the hot pepper in the kibbeh bowl or in a food processor or electric blender; add the garlic, spices and salt.
  8. Whisk it well until it becomes a cohesive mixture, and the garlic pieces disappear completely.
  9. Add the lemon juice while mixing for several minutes, then pour the olive oil into the mixture.
  10. Whisk it again until it sticks together and becomes soft.
  11. Pack the hot peppers in a jar made of glass, which must be clean and sterilised.
  12. Then, pour a little olive oil into the top of the jar and close it well, making sure it is tightly sealed.
  13. After closing, we keep the hot pepper harissa in the refrigerator and use it after twelve hours.
  14. It remains usable for a long time, but make sure to put a little olive oil on top so that the pepper does not rot after time.

Tips to enjoy chilli sauces and avoid  their side effects

  1. Eating hot pepper contributes to obtaining capsaicin, which helps control appetite and increase metabolism, which contributes to burning calories and thus enhancing the body’s ability to lose weight.
  2. It is not recommended for those who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome to eat these spicy dishes to avoid health harms associated with eating hot peppers, such as diarrhoea and rectal pain.
  3. There is no harm in a diabetic patient eating spicy appetisers, as they are low in calories and contain a low percentage of carbohydrates and sugar.
  4. Spicy appetisers are rich sources of potassium due to containing chilli pepper, which those who suffer from high blood pressure are advised to eat to calm the blood vessels and regulate the level of pressure in the blood.
  5. Make sure to eat foods rich in powerful antioxidants, such as hot peppers, because of their ability to remove blockages in the arteries and blood vessels.
  6. Pregnant women should avoid excessive consumption of hot harissa to avoid the risk of heartburn associated with eating hot peppers and spices in high quantities.

To sum up, these are some of the finest chilli sauce appetisers presented to you in order to give you a pleasant and hot experience and to enjoy a spicy dish with your family and friends.

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