Every Indian kitchen does have a spicy ingredient ‘Chili’ which can turn any delicacies flavourful with its robust taste. Indeed, it wouldn’t be wrong to say that we Indians love chilis. We like adding that extra spice in every dish we make.

Furthermore, the Indian chilis not only enhance the flavour but is highly beneficial for health. Also, India is the largest producer, consumer, and exporter of chilis and other spices in general and Vasant Masala is a supreme name amongst spices manufacturers in India. It’s one of the best spice brands that use cool grinding technology to maintain the flavour and taste of spices for a long period of time.

Anyhow, given below are some of the Indian red chili that you need to try if you are a spice fanatic,

1. Jwala Chili

Jwala chili or also known as finger hot pepper is a native to Gujarat. It’s widely grown in Mehsana, Kheda, and southern parts of Gujarat. These chilies are initially green in color but turn red after it ripens. It has a strong flavour and is available in the market throughout the year.

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2. Dhani

Grown in Meghalaya, Mizoram, Assam regions of India, Dhani chili is red hot in color with piquant taste. These chilies are also largely produced and used for cooking in Kerala.

3. Bhut Jolokia

The hottest chilly Bhut Jolokia or 'ghost pepper', is an interspecific hybrid of chili pepper. It is grown in North-Eastern states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, and Nagaland.

4. Kashmiri Chilies

‘Kashmiri mirch’ is found in Kashmir, although it is less spicy, it gives a beautiful red color to any delicacy. Intense dark red in color Kashmiri chili powder is found in every Indian kitchen and makes a dish look tempting.

5. Guntur Chilies

Vastly grown in the regions of Andhra Pradesh are Guntur chilies. Guntur, a district in Andhra is the producer and exporter of a variety of chili and red chili powder to countries like USA, Sri Lanka, UK, Middle East, Latin America, South Korea, and Bangladesh. One of the types of Guntur chilly is also grown in Madhya Pradesh.

6. Ramnad Mundu/Gundu

Mundu is a cherry-like round shaped chili grown in Andhra and Ramnad district of Tamil Nadu. Medium in spice, this orange-red and shiny skin chili has a unique taste and is majorly used in South Indian and Chettinad cuisine.

7. Byadagi

It is a popular variety of chili, grown in Karnataka. Byadagi chilies are known for pungency, color and are similar to paprika. This wrinkled, pointed red chilies are mostly used in preparing Kannad, Maharashtrian and Goan dishes.

8. Kanthari

This chili is grown in Kerala and some parts of Tamil Nadu and is believed to be very hot and spicy. Kanthari chili turns white when matured and Keralites use this locally grown chili to enhance the flavour of the dish.

So, do try out these chilies to experience a whole new level of spiciness and shop for high-quality red chili powder at Vasant Masala. Buy from the e-store today!