Sunday, December 4, 2011

Red Pepper, Cayenne pepper, Chilli, Chili - Rato Khursani, Khorsani, Hariyo Khursani, Sukeko Khursani (रातो खुर्सानी, खोर्सानी)

Red Pepper, Cayenne pepper, Chilli, Chili - Rato Khursani, Khorsani, Hariyo Khursani, Sukeko Khursani (रातो खुर्सानी, खोर्सानी)

Chillies comes in all sizes, shapes, flavor, and colors.  They are the members of capsicum family.

The extremely hot and flavorful chili was grown in our home garden. 

Huge pile of red dried chili pepper in front of the store along with other Nepali spices. The picture was taken near Maru Tole, in the heart of Kathmandu. 


Chilies used in different forms - whole dried red chili, crushed chili pepper flakes, fresh red or green chillies, and finely ground red chili powder.


Flavorful fresh green chilies


Crushing fresh green chilies with a mortar and pestle.




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