PTI Paprika Powder is using as an ingredient in numerous dishes throughout the world. Paprika is nothing but red chili flakes that have a mild flavor. It is a single spice in dried form, but it's a mild or sweet pepper in powdered form; Chilli powder is often a blend. Thus, to get such flavor, you can substitute paprika with a mild chilli powder like Kumthi Kashmiri chilli powder. This chilli powder is a perfect substitute for paprika because it has a mild flavor and yet gives a deep rich color to the dishes.
PTI Paprika Powder can range from mild to hot – the flavor also varies from country to country – but almost all plants grown produce the sweet variety.
It is obtain from the dried, ground, ripened fruit pods of less pungent varieties of the Capsicum annum species. It is mildly flavorful and prized for its brilliant red color. But it is closely related to red pepper which also derives from the Capsicum annum species.
Paprika is typically obtaining from “bell” or “sweet” type peppers. Pepper plants are typically grown from seedlings in a nursery before being transport to the field. They produce small white flowers that are self-pollinating and fruit begins to form about 5-10 days after pollination. Peppers start off as green and then grow to their mature size before ripening to a red color. Since paprika is prized for its red color, peppers are allowed to fully ripen before picking. After harvest, seeds are removed and the fruit pods are dried and ground.
Benefits of Paprika:
1. Loaded with nutrients
2. May promote healthy vision
3. May have anticancer effects
4. It may improve blood sugar control
5. Important for healthy blood
6. Easy to add to your diet
Nutrition: In a typical serving size of one teaspoon (2 grams), paprika supplies 6 calories and is rich in vitamin A, moderate in vitamin B6 and vitamin E, and provides no other nutrients in significant content.