What excites you the most about Indian food. Spices certainly. You know there are three kinds of Pepper we use in the country – Chili, black and Pippali. Each has its own distinctive taste and personality when it comes to the usage.Things you must know about the most famous spice in the world. Let’s explore them better –
There’s very little we know about the Pippali or long pepper, but it occupies a significant place in Ayurveda. It’s also used in Indian pickling.
But who can forget the chili pepper! You know many psychologists confirm that it gives a feel of ‘constraint risk’. What is that? It’s like a roller coaster ride. The hot chilies give you the thrill, but at the same time you know you are not gonna die! Besides, it’s also used in pepper spray (for safety measure).
Rich in Vitamin C, magnesium, potassium and vitamin C, you got a good reason to add it to your food. To your surprise, the British Medical Journal also concluded that those who regularly consume chili pepper have a more stable blood-sugar level.
The history of Black pepper speaks for itself. It was not only used to flavor the food but also as a currency and a price. The next time you make the soup, do add an extra pinch of black pepper as it makes your skin glow. Besides, this antioxidant, anti-bacterial spice also makes the digestion faster.
Now you have so many reasons to use pepper, food is definitely going to be spicier today 🙂