What is Dried Chili?
Dried chili peppers are a spicy fruit, yes a fruit and not a vegetable. These peppers come in a variety of shape and colors. Some are thin and tapered, others or fat and tapered, while yet some are round, wrinkled or oblong. Colors range from yellow, orange, red and green, some even look almost black. All chili peppers have a thin skin and thin flesh, with seeds in their centers. Some chili peppers, such as the Anaheim are very mild, while the Carolina Reaper is one of the hottest peppers in the world. Dried chilies come whole, as a powder, or sold as chili flakes. Dried chili is used in sauces, pastes and main dishes, to add heat and flavor.