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Deggi Mirch


Taste Profile

The flavor can range from mild to spicy hot.

Usage Tips

  1. Deggi mirch can be stored in an airtight container in a cool, dry place, away from moisture.
  2. Deggi mirch can be used in curries, soups, stews, dals, sambhar, kebabs, biryanis and tandoori chicken, both a spice and to add color. It can be added to naans and parathas as well.

Common names and forms

  1. Deghi mirch soaked in water


Deggi mirch is an age-old, distinctive Indian spice, processed from special varieties of colorful Indian red chillies. The dried fruits of chili peppers are blended to bright red chili powder. It adds crimson red color and chili flavor to food, making it look attractive and more palatable.

Selection Guide

Look for properly sealed deggi mirch as it may lose its flavor and color if left open. Make sure it is a free-flowing powder with no clumps in it.

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