Know about Chilly powder
Chilly, is the dried ripe fruit of the genus Capsicum. Chilly powder is a world renowned spice that is used in many cuisines and recipes of various cultures to add a tangy taste to them. In India, we mix spices like cardamom, fennel, bay leaf, mace, ginger, garlic, and so on to red chilly powder, which then will be used. The spices used in preparing the chilly masala do not only add taste to it, but is also beneficial for our health. The period from January to May is the time where the housewives are busy buying and preparing this masala, which will be stored and used for year long. The market will be crowded with women buying the chillies and the required spices.
Looking to the growing demand, many factories have launched the chilly powder which comes in packets of various weights. But, these products do not have the aroma and taste as the homemade one has. Recently people have started to courier this masala to their near and dear ones staying abroad.