Dried and crushed red chili flakes have a pungent and smoky flavor.
Red chili flakes is a spice which comes from a mild red chili. Red chili flakes is equally valued for its taste and its bright red color, derived from capsanthin. Chili flakes is made from small, round, intensely flavored and sweet-fleshed chilies that are sun-dried and hand ground. The rich color of flakes not only enhances the visual appeal of foods, but it can also be used as for flavoring. Our organic chili flakes is made using chilies that are free from fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides, preservatives, additives or any other forms of adulteration. It is pure, just the way nature intended it to be.
It goes well with just about any savory food, including vegetable curries, stews, creamy sauces, pastas, pizza, in tomato dishes and salads. For most recipes, the chili flakes is added near the end of the cooking process, because heat diminishes both the color and flavor. Sprinkle it on potatoes or homemade fries. Chili flakes is useful as a simple garnish for almost any savory dish. Combine it with butter, margarine, or oil for a quick baste for fish or poultry. Red chili flakes can be mixed with bread crumbs before sprinkling them over casseroles or vegetables. It is unusually high in vitamin C. As an antibacterial agent and stimulant, flakes can help normalize blood pressure, improve circulation, and increase the production of saliva and stomach acids to aid digestion.