Preserving and storing chili
If you want to preserve fresh chili, put it in a glossy bag and place it in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. Dried peppers can be stored at room temperature in a cool place and away from direct sunlight for up to 4 months.
In addition, another way to preserve chili is to remove the bowels of the chili with a knife, then soak in boiling water to warm then dry. When eating, you take out soaked with warm water, chili will be the same as the original.
Chili can also be stored in the freezer. After buying chili, you cut off the stem, wash, drain and put in the box placed on the freezer. When eating, remove chili and rinse with water to be used. This preservation method holds chili for a long time.
How to use chili
Should be cooked before eating
You know chili can be eaten in many ways such as raw, pickled with fish sauce, cooked stock … helps the nutrients will be added to richer. However, you should cook cooked chili to eat. Because chili is high in Capsaicin, can stimulate the oral mucosa and digestion. Once boiled in hot water, the digestive ability of peppers will decrease.
Should add spice to chili
Chili is a delicious spice but very spicy, hot and slightly sour. If you add spices to chilies like garlic, vinegar or bamboo shoots, you will eat less chili and harmonize the other spices. This will help you eat chilies properly.
People should not eat chili
Capsaicin in chili will increase blood circulation, make the heart beat faster. Therefore, people suffering from cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, chronic bronchitis, high blood pressure should avoid eating chili.
People with chronic gastritis, peptic ulcer, chronic cholecystitis, gallstones, hemorrhoids, pinkeye, keratitis, etc. should not eat chili as well because of the properties of chili.
Chili is a delicious spice and has many healthy nutrients but you also need to use it exactly as noted above. Always be a smart housewife for your family.