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Chili flakes

Capsicum frutescens

Chili flakes

Capsicum frutescens

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Chillies crushed 2-4 mm for the 'hot' kitchen


Chillies crushed 2-4 mm are used to make your dishes taste 'hot'. You can add it to the chilli con carne or curry. But it is also very useful to give a pasta dish a sharp twist. Chillies crushed 2-4 mm are also called chilli flakes. They are best baked or stewed in a dish. You can order them online at Natural Spices in a package of 1, 10 or 25 kilos. After purchase, they can be kept for a long time, provided you keep them in a dark, dry place.



Where do chillies crushed 2-4 mm come from?


Chillies crushed 2-4 mm are the finely ground pieces of the dried chilli, also known as red pepper. Originally these come from South America. Before the Spaniards conquered the area and the pepper was introduced to the rest of the world, it had been used there for thousands of years. The substance capsaicin is responsible for the sharpness of the pepper. It is mainly present in the seeds and seeds of the pepper and to a lesser extent in the flesh. Chillies crushed 2-4 mm can be added to your dish to taste. You dose as needed.



The difference between chilli and cayenne pepper


Chillies crushed 2-4 mm originate from the chilli pepper, or Spanish or red pepper. Chilli is actually a collective name for spicy peppers, for example the cayenne pepper. So there is no difference between the two, the cayenne pepper is one of the many variants and is ground into powder dried chilli peppers.


Why are chillies crushed 2-4 mm healthy


Chillies crushed 2-4 mm not only add the desired sharpness to your dish, they are also healthy. Chillies have several good properties. For example, it is good for your metabolism and fat burning. The capsaicin, which is also responsible for the sharp taste, is the cause of this. Moreover, it also has an antibacterial effect. In addition, chilli pepper lowers blood pressure and contains various vitamins. Chillies crushed 2-4 mm contain even more vitamin C than citrus fruit.

Nutritional values per 100 grams

Energy1344,22 kJ
Energy321 kcal
Fat9,1 gram
of which saturated fatty acids0 gram
Carbohydrates59 gram
of which sugars0 gram
Protein12,5 gram
Fibre4 gram
Salt0 gram
  • UsageDepending on application.
  • Ingredientschili
  • Country of originChina

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