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Kitchen Dictionary: red chile powder

Dried red chiles are powdered after being sun-dried until they are very crisp. Red chile powder is an indispensable ingredient in most Indian dishes. The color and flavor of red chile powder depends on the variety of red chiles used to make the powder. A variety of chile powder made from the cayenne chile pepper is called Cayenne Pepper and is widely used in Caribbean and Spanish Cuisine.

Ingredient

Season: available year-round

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Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 tbsp
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 22
Calories from Fat 10 (45%)
Total Fat 1.1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.2g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.6g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 131mg 5%
Potassium 156mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 4.0g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2.8g 11%
Sugars 2.8g
Protein 1.1g 2%

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