Dry Red Chillies

100g of dried chillies Conversion Chart Print


100 grams of fresh green chilli


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.


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.