Lalmirch, Milagay, Mirapa kaya
Chilli is an erect, branched, shrub-like herb with fruits used as garnishing and flavouring. There are many different species. Red chillies are hotter than jalapeños. Though much-maligned for imparting a hotness that can be unbearable and lasting, red chillies used in conjunction with other spices can add zing to any boring dish.
Commonly used in:
Dry chilly is extensively used as spice in curried dishes, in vegetables, non-vegetarian dishwes, chutnies, chopped into salads or for decoration on dishes, seasonings, making hot sauces as pepper sauce and Tabsco sauce and topping for pizza, pastas etc.
Beneficial to the respiratory system, blood pressure and heart. Other therapeutic uses include being a stomachic, carminative and anti-flatulence agent.
Red Chilli's recipes
- main course
- side dishes