What is Dried Red Chilli?
Dried red chili peppers are a fruit, yes a fruit and not a vegetable. They have a red skin and varying levels of heat depending on the type of chili. Red chili peppers include cayenne, guajillo, and bird's eye among others. Dried red chili is made from the fresh chili pepper and dried using air or mild heat. These chilies may be whole, or as a powder. They add heat and flavor to a dish. Some chilies have a green flavor and sometimes taste slightly floral; however, the spicy heat is the overwhelming quality of a chili.