People always taste chillis at the tip but it's better to taste them at the root it's closer to the attachment to the plant and this is where it’s the hottest.
Popadums are a fun thing to cook
Something in a jar, good present for christmas or birthdays.
8 red chilli
1 small ball sized tamarind
¼ tsp turmeric
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp mustard
1 tsp coriander seeds
1 tsp fennel seeds
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
2 cloves of garlic roughly chopped
Few curry leaves
Blitz the chilli with the tamarind
Add the turmeric and salt.
In a frying pan heat the spices till aromatic
Grind in pestle and mortar ( nice visual)
Add to the chilli mix
In a pan heat some oil add sliced garlic, mustard seeds and curry leaves and then add to chilli mic
Keeps in the fridge for a few weeks.
Really amazing mixed with chipotle and used in sandwiches or keep authentic and serve alongside indian things.