Chilli Paste (Green or Red)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 12
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 250 gms- Fresh green hot chillies
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1 pinch asafoetida
  • 1 tsp - salt

How to Make Chilli Paste (Green or Red)

  • De-stem and clean chillies
  • Heat oil in a frying pan.
  • Add chillies, asafoetida, salt.
  • Stir and cover, remove from fire.
  • Keep covered for 3-4 minutes.
  • Pound without water, or grind in small electric grinder, to form a paste.
  • Do not add water.
  • Store in clean jar, refrigerate