Brown Sauce
Preparation time : 10 mins
Brown sauce is often called bbq sauce. This is original brown sauce recipe in which onion is used while in original barbecue sauce little amount of carom is used to give bbq like smell. This is very popular sauce which is available at every restaurant and served with many fried food items. It is one of the very simple and easy sauces to make.


1/2 cup onion (chopped)
1/2 cup tomato paste
1 tbspn brown sugar (or to taste)
1 tspn crushed red chili
1/2 tspn black pepper
2 tbspn white vinegar
1 tbspn Worcestershire sauce
Salt to taste
2 tbspn oil

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1. Heat oil in a frying pan and fry onion to make it soft for just 1-2 minutes.
2. Now add rest of the ingredients one by one including tomato paste, brown sugar, vinegar, pepper, Worcestershire sauce and salt.
3. Mix all the ingredients together and cook on medium flame for 5-8 mins.
4. When oil starts bubbling, switch of the flame and take out the sauce in a bowl and let it cool at room temperature.


This brown sauce is usually served with steaks but you can also use this sauce in making soups as well.