Considered as one of the most used spices in the kitchen, chilli is used to prepare most of the Indian dishes. It is a type of pepper that is used to improve the flavour of a dish and make it taste better. The hot and spicy kick taste in chilli comes from a bioactive plant compound called capsaicin. Chilli can be used dried and also as powder while cooking. Known as the ‘Queen of Spices’, chilli is grown all over the world.