The chili pepper (also chile pepper, chilli pepper, or simply chilli), is the fruit of plants from the genus Capsicum, members of the nightshade family, Solanaceae.
Red Stick Chillies are widely used in many cuisines to add spiciness to dishes. In India it is the most households to flavor most curries and dry dishes. They are used for preparing dishes like chutni, sambar, kuruma, pickles, chilli sauce etc.,
Calorific value:? 100 grams offers? 40 kcal Energy.
Carbohydrates-8.8g, Sugars-5.3g, Dietary fiber-1.5g, Fat-0.4g, Protein-1.9g, Vitamins: Vitamin A equiv.-48 ?g(6%), beta-carotene-534?g(5%), Vitamin B6-0.51mg(39%), Vitamin C-144 mg(173%), Minerals: Iron-1 mg(8%), Magnesium-23 mg(6%), Potassium-322 mg(7%), Other constituents: Water-88g, Capsaicin0.01g ? 6g
Chilli pepppers are used to treat some disorders like arthritis, psoriasis and diabetic neuropathy. Besides reducing pain, red chilli's peppery heat stimulates secretions that help to clear out nasal and sinus congestion by clearing the mucus from stuffed nose or congested lungs. Red chilli peppers help decrease blood cholesterol levels, triglyceride levels as well as platelet aggregation.