How To Use Diced Green Chilli In Dishes
I don’t know why I crave for certain foods, but dishes with spicy green chilli seem to be high on my list recently. Use diced green chilli as they add great flavor and you can sauté and stir, right before you are ready to serve.
Green chilli peppers are large, mild chillis and are easily available in most of the local grocery stores. It can also be referred to as the Anaheim pepper. You slice them, dice them, peel them, puree them; people who love to cook Mexican dishes use this more in common.
Tips to use diced green chilli
Mexican: In Mexican cuisine, the chilli is all over and it's hard to imagine meals without the snitch hint of heat.
Asian: It's hard to imagine Asian cuisines without the heat of chilli peppers. Traditional South Indian cuisine uses large amounts of fresh green chillies in stir-fries to deep-fry’s. Many sophisticated dishes like Gobi Manchurian, fried rice or a bowl of hot and sour using diced green chilli have become mandatory.
Pairing with foods
Bubbles and Vouvray: These wine types help in counteracting the heat of what you’re eating.
Chilli pepper pods are a form of berry which is used fresh or dried. Chillies are often dried to increase their shelf life.
Pickling fresh chillies is also another method to preservation.
Dried chillies can also be ground to powders and used in different cuisines, however some Mexican dishes require using chilli without powdering it.
Few food items prepared using diced chilli pepper are:
- Afterburner Cake
- Chilli Relleno Casserole
- Roasted Green Chilli White Bean Dip
- Green Chilli Pork Stew
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Nutritional Value and Medicinal uses
Red chillies contain high amounts of vitamin C.
Peppers are a good source of B vitamins, and vitamin B6. They are very high in potassium, magnesium, and iron.
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Use diced green chilli to flavor your dish; sauté and stir your dish before serving.
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