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Green Chilli

Also Known As : Hari mirch


Taste Profile

It has a hot and spicy flavour.

Usage Tips

  1. It can be used for tempering dal and other vegetables.
  2. It can be used raw, fried or roasted in curries.

Common names and forms

  1. Bhavnagri Mirch/Chilli
  2. Chopped green chili
  3. Chopped Green Chilli
  4. Chopped Green Chillies
  5. Finely chopped green chilly
  6. Fresh Green Broad Chillies Pepper
  7. Fresh Green Chillies
  8. Green chilies
  9. Green chilies, finely chopped
  10. Green Chilli / Hari Mirch
  11. Green Chilli Pieces
  12. Green Chilli Pulp
  13. Green Chillies
  14. Green chilly
  15. Light Green Chillies
  16. Mirch
  17. Moti hari mirch
  18. Patli Mirch
  19. Pice Green Chillie
  20. Pieces Of Green Chilli
  21. Pure Green Chillies
  22. Seamless chilli
  23. Seamless Chillies chopped into large pieces
  24. Sliced Green Chillies
  25. Sliced Green Chillies
  26. Whole Chilli
  27. Whole Green Chilly


Chillies are one of the most used spices in Indian cooking. There is an incredibly diverse range of chilli peppers, all of which serve their own individual purpose in the cooking process. Green chilli is the immature chilli pepper which is harvested before fully ripening. It is considered as a spice in cooking dishes. Green chillies are an integral  part of almost every Indian dish.Green chillies are loaded with antioxidants and vitamins that are great for your overall health. Not to forget, the antioxidant content of green chillies makes it beneficial for almost every organ in your body. 


Health benefits

  • Green chillies have an antioxidant called capsaicin which increases the warmth in the body and increases the metabolic rate. This aids the process of weight loss. (1)

  • Green chilies help in maintaining sugar level in diabetic patients. It directly impacts the metabolism which indirectly improves the absorption of sugar in the body. (1)

  • Rich in vitamin C and beta-carotene, chillies are great for helping you take care of your skin regime, keeping your skin healthy and glowing.  (2)

  • Capsaicin found in green chillies is known to lower body temperature by stimulating the cooling centre of the hypothalamus in the brain. Hence people are still enjoying hot and spicy foods flavoured with chilli in warm countries around the world such as India. (2)

  • Capsaicin has a stimulating effect on the mucous membranes of the nose and sinuses that stimulate the blood flow through the membranes and causes mucus secretion to become thinner. (2)

Selection Guide

Buy fresh and unwrinkled green chillies.

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