Chilli Guntur (200g)

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  • Our premium Guntur chilli is produced without the use of synthetic pesticides, herbicides, or fertilisers, ensuring a natural and pure product. 
  • Our organic Guntur chilli is a non-genetically modified organism. (non-GMO). 
  • Our Guntur chilli is produced with a commitment to environmentally friendly practices. 
  • Capsaicin in Guntur chilli increases calorie burning and aids in weight management.
  • Reduces symptoms of conditions like arthritis and muscle pain.
  • Essential for maintaining a healthy immune system and promoting good vision.
  • Vitamin C protects cells from damage caused by free radicals and supports skin health.
  • Guntur chilli is renowned for its ability to add a fiery kick and rich depth of flavour to a variety of dishes, making it a favourite ingredient in traditional Indian curries, sauces, and pickles.
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Chilli Guntur (200g)

Chilli Guntur (200g)

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Chilli Guntur, scientifically known as Capsicum annuum, belongs to the Solanaceae family and has a storied history dating back to the Americas, where chilli peppers originated. Chilli peppers were introduced to India by Portuguese traders in the 16th century, and they quickly became integral to Indian cuisine and agriculture. Guntur chilli, specifically, is renowned for its vibrant colour and intense heat, and it is primarily cultivated in the Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, India. 

Our Guntur chilli is sourced directly from these farms, ensuring the highest quality and authenticity. An interesting fact about Guntur chilli is that it is one of the most exported varieties of chilli from India, contributing significantly to the country's spice trade. Health-wise, Guntur chilli is rich in capsaicin, which has anti-inflammatory and metabolism-boosting properties. It is also a good source of vitamins A and C, which support immune health. In culinary use, Guntur chilli is prized for its ability to add heat and depth to a variety of dishes, including curries, sauces, and pickles. Its distinctive flavour and fiery kick make it a favourite in both traditional and contemporary Indian cooking.

Guntur Chilli Benefits:

  • Capsaicin in Guntur chilli increases calorie burning and aids in weight management.

  • Reduces symptoms of conditions like arthritis and muscle pain.

  • Essential for maintaining a healthy immune system and promoting good vision.

  • Vitamin C protects cells from damage caused by free radicals and supports skin health.

  • Lowers blood pressure and reduces cholesterol levels.

  • Stimulates the secretion of digestive juices.

  • Helps in fighting infections and maintaining overall gut health. 

  • Guntur chilli is renowned for its ability to add a fiery kick and rich depth of flavour to a variety of dishes, making it a favourite ingredient in traditional Indian curries, sauces, and pickles.

Usage & Storage Tips

  1. Adjust Heat Levels: Remove the seeds and membranes from Guntur chillies to reduce their spiciness if desired. Alternatively, leave them intact for a hotter flavor.
  2. Enhance Flavor: Toasting Guntur chillies in a dry skillet for a few seconds can intensify their flavor and aroma, adding depth to your dishes.
  3. Cool, Dry Place: Store Guntur chillies in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight to maintain their freshness and flavor. Avoid storing them in humid environments, as moisture can cause them to spoil.
  4. Airtight Container: Transfer Guntur chillies to an airtight container or resealable bag after opening to protect them from moisture and pests.
  5. Use Freshness: Use Guntur chillies within a few weeks for the best flavor and texture. Over time, they may lose their potency and become less flavorful.

Guntur Chilli Recipes:

Cooking with Guntur Chilli is integral to some classic Andhra staples:

Guntur Chilli Chicken: This popular dish features chicken marinated in a flavorful spice blend with Guntur chilli powder, leading to a fiery and aromatic curry.

Pachi Pulusu: A tangy and spicy tamarind-based broth often featuring vegetables or seafood. Guntur chillies add heat and depth to this Andhra speciality.

Spicy Shrimp Curry: Elevate your shrimp curry with Guntur chilli powder for a delightful heat and a touch of smokiness.

FAQ's

What is Guntur chilli?

Guntur chilli is a variety of chilli pepper originating from the Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh, India. Known for its vibrant red colour and spicy heat, it is a staple in Indian cuisine.

How can I use Guntur chilli in cooking?

Guntur chilli can be used in various forms—whole, powdered, or as flakes. It is perfect for adding heat to curries, chutneys, pickles, and even marinades.

Does Guntur chilli have any side effects?

Consuming Guntur chilli in large quantities can cause stomach irritation and heartburn. It is best enjoyed in moderation, especially for those with sensitive stomachs.

What makes Guntur chilli different from other chillies?

Guntur chilli is distinct due to its high heat level and deep red colour. Its unique flavour and spiciness make it a popular choice in Indian cuisine compared to milder varieties.

What dishes can I make with Guntur chilli?

Guntur chilli is versatile and can be used in a variety of dishes, including curries, sambar, rasam, and spicy chutneys. It is also excellent for making fiery pickles and sauces.

Can I use Guntur chilli in international cuisines?

Absolutely, Guntur chilli can be incorporated into various international dishes that require a spicy kick. It works well in Mexican, Thai, and Chinese cuisines, among others.

Is Guntur chilli very spicy?

Yes, Guntur chilli is quite spicy. It has a heat level of 30,000 to 50,000 Scoville units, which means it's much hotter than many other chillies. It's perfect if you love a strong, spicy kick in your food.