CAYENNE PEPPER: CAUSES, SYMPTOMS, PREVENTION, TREATMENT, REMEDIES
There are many names for Cayenne Pepper like bird pepper, red hot chilli pepper, cow-horn pepper, guinea spice, and red pepper. It is mostly used as its powdered form. It belongs to the Capsicum annuum family. It is closely related to the paprika and bell peppers. The capsicum genus fruit is used as a spice in powdered form in the Indian cuisine.
It was given this name after the city of Cayenne, which is the capital of French Guiana. These are fruits that are used as dried red chilli peppers and are ground to get red chilli powder to use in cuisines. It is sometimes pulped and baked into cakes as well.
Then, it is ground and sifted to arrive at the powdered spice with the same name. In some cases, it is converted into red chilli paste as well suitable for consumption. Due to its medicinal values, it is used as a herbal supplement.
Mostly cultivated varieties of cayenne are grown in some locations inclusive of the temperature and tropical zones. Cayenne pepper in Hindi called as local Mirchi due to its red colour takes around 100 days to mature.
The hot red chilli peppers prefer nutrient-rich, moist, and warm soil for growth in a warm climate. Nowadays, we can get red chilli powder year round and in all parts of the world. Thanks to the spice manufacturers.
Due to the spiciness associated with the best chilli recipe ever, a rock band has named themselves as Red Hot Chili Peppers in the United States. The great fans of this band wish to visit the Red Hot Chili Peppers Live shows without fail.
Even though dried red chilli peppers are known for the spiciness, they are known for great medicinal values and nutritional benefits that most of us never know.