Chili powder also Known as Lal Mirchi powder has a propensity to set ears buzzing and tongues tingling. Any Indian curry is not complete without this.
"Red Chili Powder is used as a spice and chilies for this purpose are picked at full ripe stage. Chilies are used as an indispensable item in the kitchen, in vegetables, sauce, pickle etc. In Uttarakhand red chilies are grown at an altitude of 800-1000m above sea level.
• Local Name: Lal Mirch
• Botanical Name: Capsicum fruitescens
• Nutritional Constituents: Dry matter-22.02%, Ascorbic Acid-131.06mg, oleoresin-66.53 ASTA units, Colouring matter-67.38 ASTA units. Capsaicin-0.34%(dry weight)"