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Chili Powder

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Chili powder is the ground form of the dried, pulverized fruit of one or more varieties of chili pepper. Chilies are originated in Mexico and it spread across the world. The Chilies powder is used as a spice to add pungency and flavor to dishes. The Major producers of the Chili powder are China, Mexico, Turkey, Indonesia, India, Spain, and the USA.


The Chili powder is a spice blend consisting of one or two types of dried chilies that are ground into a fine powder. Chili powder has taken a significant role in all cuisine of the world. It is a rich, colorful spice adds a piquant and flavorful taste to any delicacy.


Chili powder can be stored in an airtight jar in a cool and dry place, and avoid exposure to the moisture in order to retain the aroma. It will remain useful for a year in dry conditions.


Chili powder is used to give flavor and color to curries, marinades, casseroles, roasting meats, vegetables, sauces, soups, and stews. The Chili powder imparts a rich red color when added to gravy making the dish eye feasting.

Health Benefits:

There are many Health’s Benefits mentioned below,

  • Act As Appetizer
  • Cure Diarrhea
  • Cure Numbness
  • Prevent Heart Attack
  • Cure Diabetes
  • Anti-Oxidants
  • Cure Analgesic
  • Fight Inflammation
  • Prevent Sinus
  • Fight Migraine
  • Fight Inflammation
  • Improve Metabolism
  • Improve Liver Function
  • Improve Kidney Function
  • Improve Eye Sight
  • Prevent Cancer
  • Boost Immune System
  • Control Weight

Nutritional Value of Red Chillis:

Nutritional Value of Chili powder contains per 100gms is mentioned below:

Energy                                40 kcal

Carbohydrates                   8.8 g

Fiber         1.5 g

Fat                                       0.4 g

Protein                                1.9 g


Vitamin A                         952 IU

Vitamin C                         144 mg

Vitamin E                        0.7 mg

Vitamin K                        14 mcg

Thiamin                           0.1 mg

Riboflavin                       0.1 mg

Niacin                              1.2 mg

Vitamin B6                     0.5 mg

Folate                              23 mcg

Choline                            10.9 mg


Calcium                             14 mg

Iron                                    1 mg

Magnesium                      23 mg

Manganese                       0.2 mg

Phosphorus                      43 mg

Potassium                         322 mg

Sodium                              9 mg

Zinc                                    0.3 mg

Copper                               0.1 mg

Selenium                           0.5 mcg


Type: Powder

Color: Red or green

Flavor: Hot, Sharp, and Earthy Flavor

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