Kochchi (Demon Chilli)

Kochchi (Demon Chilli)

Kochchi (Demon Chilli)

Kochchi (Demon Chilli)

Kochchi (Demon Chilli)

In Stock - Vegetables

Rs 101.25

Special Features of Product:
  • 100% Organic Food
  • 100% Fresh No Chemicals

Rs 101.25
Category: Vegetables Tags: Vegetable

Cultivar

Local

Major growing area

Dry zone

ORIGINS

Mexico and other parts of South and Central America

TASTE

Much spicier than the green chilli.

AYURVEDA & MEDICINAL USES

Kochchi chillies are packed with an impressive array of chemical compounds that play an integral role in preventing disease and promoting overall good health. The alkaloid compound, capsaicin, showcases anti-bacterial, anti-carcinogenic, analgesic and anti-diabetic properties and also reduces LDL cholesterol levels in obese individuals. The vitamin C in fresh kochchi chillies helps combat scurvy and boosts immunity, protecting you from infections. Antioxidants such as vitamin A found in kochchi chillies help protect your body from injurious effects of free radicals generated during stress, diseases conditions.

NOTABLE FACTS

Called Bird’s Eye Chili because of their small round shape and because they have been spread by birds, which are not affected by the heat of the peppers.

Often used as a substitute for the green chilli, but much, much spicier. Do not try to eat it raw!

Unlike other members of its family, the kochchi chilli portrays a strong smell.

TRY-ME RECIPES

To prepare a nice and spicy kochchi sambol, arm yourself with 1 cup freshly grated coconut, 3 Kochchi chillies, 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder, 1 teaspoon lime juice and salt. Grind all the ingredients together, except the lime juice. Once ground into a thin paste, add fresh lime juice and mix well. Serve with boiled manioc for a fantastic meal or snack!

NUTRIENTS & VALUES PER 100g EDIBLE PORTION

Energy
40  kcal
Carbohydrates 8.8 g
Dietary Fiber 
1.5 g
Total Fat 0.44 g
Protein 1.87 g
Niacin 1.244 mg
Pantothenic acid 0.201 mg
Pyridoxine 0.506 mg
Riboflavin 0.086 mg
Thiamin 0.72 mg
Vitamin A 952 IU
Vitamin C 143.7 mg
Vitamin E 0.69 mg
Vitamin K 14 μg
Sodium 9 mg
Potassium 322 mg
Calcium 14 mg
Copper 0.129 mg
Magnesium 23 mg
Manganese 0.187 mg
Phosphorus 43 mg

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