Extra hot whole red chillies are an everyday spice in many cuisines and are used extensively in Indian cooking. Capsaicin is a nutrient found in chilli peppers that is a natural anti-inflammatory and helps improve circulation. Add chilli peppers to your diet to avoid painful stomach problems.
Typically, use one or 2 chillies per person. Add to curries, stir-fries and hot soups. You can crush them before use with a mortar and pestle, or simply add them whole.