Chili powder (also powdered chili, chile powder or chilli powder) is the dried, pulverized fruit of one or more varieties of chili pepper, sometimes with the addition of other spices (when it may be known as chili powder blend). It is used as a spice to add pungency or piquancy and flavor to dishes.
Chilli powder is commonly used in Indian cuisine to make foods spicier. Used it moderation it adds a lovely red glow and sharp flavour to dishes without making it unpalatable. Include in any pot of beans or with baked corn and casseroles.
How to Store
• Chilli powder has a long shelf life.
• Store away from light and heat in airtight containers.
• It will remain fresh up to two years.
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