Chillies – How Chillies are Cultivated, Benefits of Chillies

Chilly is the indispensable ingredient of daily cuisine all over the world. It is difficult to imagine Indian cuisine without chillies. Chilly is the fruit of plants belonging to Capsicum genus and Solanaceae family. The origin of chillies is believed to be in Mexico which further traveled to India through a Portuguese explorer Vasco-da-Gama. Since then chillies are used as basic ingredients for every kind of Indian food. With their unmatched medicinal properties, Chillies have become an integral part of ayurveda which is traditional medical system of India.

Ramdev Food Products, a leading processor and exporter of chilly powder, supplies the best varieties of well packed and fresh Kashmiri chilly powder. The chilly powder is a highly pungent red powder made by drying and grounding the red chillies. In order to preserve this powder generally small amount of oil is added which also helps to retain the rich red color of the chilly powder. With best infrastructure equipped with finest processing and cleaning machinery Ramdev Food Products excels in manufacturing the best varieties of red chilly powder that add taste to the food and thus form the invariable part of Indian culinary.

Chillies are cultivated in different parts of world like Mexico, Spain, Portugal and North America. India leads this race of chilly cultivation and has become the world’s largest producer and exporter of chilly. The Naga Jolokia which is the world’s hottest chilly is cultivated in hilly terrains of Assam in India. The best cultivated Indian chilies dominate the international chilly market and are exported in huge amounts to different countries like USA, Canada, UK, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Malaysia, Germany and many countries across the world. With over 750 distributors and 87,000 retailers Ramdev food products located at Ahmedabad, is the leading government recognized manufacturer and exporter of best quality red chilli powder across different states in India.

Chillies are the rich sources of minerals like molybdenum, manganese, folate, potassium, thiamin, and copper and have the unmatched medicinal values. Being excellent sources of vitamin B6, vitamin C and vitamin A, chillies contain powerful antioxidants that can destroy cholesterol in the human body which causes heart diseases like atherosclerosis, arthritis like osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis and other cataract diseases. Rich in vitamin B, they act as gastrointestinal detoxicants for better digestion of food, increase the rate of metabolism and provide relief from nasal congestion, asthma and wheezing. Chillies are proved to be the natural pain killers which provide relief from arthritic pains and pain caused due to shingles, bursitis, diabetic neuropathy and muscle spasm in shoulders. Chillies are beneficial to cigarette smokers as they help to reduce the inflammation of lungs.

Chillies usually differ in pungency, size, shape and colors and available in nearly 400 varieties all over the world. The best picked Indian varieties of Chillies like Naga Jolokia, Dhani Chillies, Kaddi Chillies, Kanthari Chillies and Kashmiri Mirch are processed at Ramdev Food Products that add exotic flavor to the Indian food. Ramdev Food Products also best offers the premium quality chilly powder in exclusive packing sizes ranging from 15gms to 1 KG.

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Indian spices have been famed throughout the world since times immemorial and have been closely associated with cultural traditions, magic, preservation, medicine and embalming. Spices of India have found mention 7000 years ago in the ancient civilisations of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Sumeria, Arabia and China, far before the Greek and Roman civilisations came into being. In fact, India’s history has been re-scripted by the Europeans’ quest for our famed spices.

At Ramdev, we understand the splendour that Indian spices have stood for through many millennia and count ourselves amongst the custodians of this great heritage. For half a century, through the purity and quality of our spices, we have reiterated the sobriquet of ‘Spice Land’ for India. Our business footprint and loyal customers across the world are our testimonials for consistently delivering the finest grade of spices in multifarious forms year after year.