PTI Chilli Powder is an extremely strong spice using in many Indian dishes, especially for masalas, pickles, and chutneys. This vibrant red powder has a powerful, spicy flavor with a broad, pepper sweetness. PTI Chilli Powder is an excellent source of vitamin C, So can also cure cold and sinus symptoms. Chili powder does not contain any cholesterol.
Chilli powder can help fight inflammation and improve immunity. It is believed to reduce stomach and skin cancer risk because of Capsaicin, a chemical in red chilies. Iron in red chili powder can increase the production of hemoglobin and increase blood flow. It reduces food cravings and increases metabolism, both beneficial for weight loss. Chili provides some carbs and offers a small amount of protein and fiber. So it is highly aromatic, with great color and low pungency. When added to curries & subjis it gives a perfect combination of color, aroma, and great taste.
Chili Powder can help keep your eyes healthy and can assist in red blood cell formation. It can help to improve cognitive functioning. Chili powder can help maintain healthy blood pressure. Helps to support the digestive system because of chili powder. The vitamin C in chili peppers does not just strengthen your immune system. It also creates and maintains collagen, which is a key protein in healthy hair and skin.
Red Chili is not good for everyone. Excess use of red chili can cause heartburn, indigestion as it is extremely spicy therefore should be consumed in moderation.
To get relief from red chili have a spoonful of chilled yogurt, cold milk, or something sweet like sugar or jaggery. But, do not drink water as it will enhance the burning sensation even more.
Store Chili powder in an airtight container in a cool and dry place, mostly in a glass container.