Homemade Dried Red Chilies

Homemade Dried Red Chilies is simplest of the DIY. Really! Take your green chilies which are showing signs of turning red and just store them in a dark corner and let the time do it’s work!

More homemade simple ideas are – homemade cake flour, homemade dried mint, homemade cumin powder.

Dry Red Chillies | How To

All you have to do is select the green chillies with slight red tinge, wash and dry them and leave them in dark corner of your kitchen to dry out.

Dry Red Chillies | How To

Within 2-3 days you will see them change color from green to red/ orange.

Dry Red Chillies | How To

You need to let them dry till the water content is lost, otherwise it will get mold as soon as you store them.

Dry Red Chillies | How To

They also dry well in sun but they may turn black very quickly. So keep an eye.

Dry Red Chillies | How To

Wasn’t it easy-peasy!

100g of dried chillies Conversion Chart Print

Dry Red Chillies

Ingredients

100 grams of fresh green chilli

Preparation

1.From the batch of freshly bought green chillies, select chillies which have started turning just a wee bit or more red around the mouth or any other part.
2.Place them in a platter for the same in a dark corner of the kitchen.
3.After a few days, you will notice that the whole chilli has turned red and has wrinkled. It means that you are on right track.
4.Just be patient and allow some more days till it totally looses water content and become dry. Once it reaches this stage, remove and store in an airtight container in a clean and dry place.

Notes

Recipe from the repertoire of family recipe.

They also dry well in sun but they may turn black very quickly. So keep an eye.

If you are drying in the sun, then bring them back inside in the evening otherwise they will absorb more moisture from mist.