This fiery ingredient brings alive a Kashmiri Rogan Josh, a Rajasthani Laal Maas, South India's much-loved rasam, Goa's famous vindaloo, and is widely accredited for creating some of the most piquant dips, chutneys and accompaniments.
Indian foods are incomplete without chillies in their spices. But did you know India has almost ten types of chillies spread all across the states?!
Studies have found that certain chillies may be beneficial for digestive system, healthy heart, relieving joint pains and promoting weight loss.