While buying fresh chillies look for crisp unwrinkled ones. Make sure they are bright and unbroken.
Green chilli Paste is also easily available in the market of various brands. Ensure its freshness by manufacturing date and expiry date.
· Green chilli paste is a handy option to add that hot taste to vegetable dish, curries, Potato tikkis, sandwiches, Vadas, upma or Masala Parathas.
· It is a great alternative, when fresh green chilli is not available at home. Can be substituted in dals or tempering etc.
· Being spicy in nature, it must be taken in moderation to avoid gastric irritation.
How to store green chilli paste, hari mirch ki paste, mirchi paste
It is best to freeze it in a dry container and remove 10 minutes prior to use in any recipe. Don't forget to keep it back in freezer, as it might turn dark and loose its freshness. It can stay good for a month and half. Wash hands and utensils thoroughly after contact with the chillies. While adding this paste to any recipe, compensate for added salt by cutting down on quantities, as the recipe desires.
Health benefits of green chilli paste, hari mirch ki paste, mirchi paste
Antioxidant vitamin C
in green chillies
protects the body from effects of harmful free radicals and prevents stress. It is probably the high fiber
which helps in controlling blood sugar levels. This it is a welcome addition to a diabetic diet
. Suffering from anaemia
? Add green chillies to your list of iron rich foods
too. For complete details see benefits of green chilli