As a spice as well as medicine, it is a strongly pungent chill commonly used. In Indian recipes, it is often used, especially in pickles and sauces. It is used in veg and non-veg cooking, such as sambar, chicken, etc., every day.
A perennial plant with small, tapering fruits, sometimes two or three, at a node, is the bird’s eye chilli plant. The fruits are very spicy.
The chilli of the bird’s eye is small, but very hot (piquant). It measures about 50,000-100,000 Scoville units for the hotter habanero, but still much hotter than a typical one, which is at the lower half of the spectrum.
It is a very pungent chill commonly used as a seasoning as well as medicine, it is also used in particular pickles and sauces in Indian receipe, it is used in regular veg and non-veg cuisine such as sambar, chicken, etc.
Storage: Store in an airtight stainless steel or glass container in a cool and dry place.