Dried Curd Chillies have been marinated in curd/yoghurt on and off for several days, to absorb the yoghurt, and then dried in the sun. The yoghurt tempers some of the spicy heat of the chillies, and they develop a tangy, yogurty flavor. They are commonly eaten alongside the dishes that form a meal, like a pickle, or are used as a salty, spicy garnish. Like Dried Stuffed Chillies, they can also be used instead of dried red chiles in recipes, particularly in tadkas.
Treats Common Cold
Remember grandma’s advice to eat spicy food whenever you have a bad cold? Turns out, this remedy is actually rooted in science. Small amounts of green chillies are known to stimulate lung function and provide energy to the body. They also make the mucus thinner and allow you to cough it up. Additionally, the Vitamin C present in green chillies is a potent antioxidant, which speeds up the healing process of several illnesses, including the common cold.
Chronic inflammation can wreak havoc on your health and lead to several medical conditions. The vitamin C in green chillies displays anti-inflammatory properties. Studies have observed that vitamin C administration can reduce your risk of gout, ulcers, and several heart conditions
Heals Wounds Faster
Thanks to its high vitamin C content, green chillies can speed up the healing process of your wounds and bruises. Vitamin C facilitates the formation and synthesis of collagen, which is the structural protein that skin is made of. By supplementing the formation of new skin, vitamin C can reduce your wound-healing time.
Boosts Metabolism And Aids Weight Loss
The compound responsible for the “hot” taste and flavor of green chillis is also responsible for its metabolism-boosting effects. By directly converting the food into usable forms of energy (through a process called thermogenesis), green chillies can increase your metabolism and burn calories faster. Capsaicin also suppresses your hunger and prevents you from overeating, thereby facilitating weight loss.