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Shared by Einat Admony

Extra Spicy S'chug (Yemenite Hot Sauce)

Yield: 1 1/2 cupsTime: 15 min

This recipe was shared by Einat Admony. Read more about her family in "Schmaltzy Spotlight / Einat Admony: Why Yemenite Shabbos is Good for Your Belly but Bad for Your Social Life" and try her recipe for kubaneh (Yemenite overnight bread).


  • 15 garlic cloves, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 2 to 3 jalapeño chiles, cored, seeded, and coarsely chopped
  • 4 dried red chiles
  • ½ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cups packed fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¾ cup canola oil


  • Step 1

    Place the garlic cloves, jalapenos, red chiles, cardamom and cumin in a food processor and blend for about 15 seconds until a paste is formed. Add the cilantro, salt and oil into the food processor and blend for about 30 seconds until the mixture is smooth and blended. 

  • Step 2

    Serve at room temperature.

  • Step 3

    Make Ahead: Transfer the hot sauce into an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to one month.