This recipe makes about 500ml of sauce. It goes great on anything, but mostly we eat it as a dip/salsa with tortilla chips. A milder sweet-spicy habanero sauce, but can be made hotter by adding more habaneros. 10 x Fresh Habanero Chillies; 1 medium sized carrot; 1 onion; 2 teaspoons of salt; 1 cup of water; 1 and 1/2 teaspoons of corn flour; 1 teaspoon of sugar ; 4 cloves of garlic; 1 cup of cider vinegar; 1. The addition of acidic ingredients will lower the pH of the mixture to the point that makes it safe to use the water-bath method of canning. I chop the peppers and garlic in a mini food processor to ensure there are no large chunks in the sauce. In essence, to use this method, it is necessary to add vinegar, lemon juice, or lime juice in order to raise the acid level. Two examples would be salsas and hot sauces. You can scale up or down the ingredients if you want to make more or less. Habanero Hot Sauce Recipe Ingredients.