About the Product
Also called Chilli Pepper, capsicum is actually a mild flavoured vegetable (actually, it’s a
fruit!). It can be eaten cooked or raw. The green coloured capsicum has a smooth and glossy
exterior. Even though a chilli pepper, it is sweet in taste.
Place of Origin
India’s primary capsicum growing regions are Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and the Deccan Plateau extending throughout the South and Central part of India. Some areas cultivate the fruits year-round in greenhouses, including Pune, Bangalore and Karnataka. Capsicums grow on a limited scale in the states of Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Begnal, Gujarat, and Goa.
Capsicums contain zero fat. They contain a chemical called capsaicin, which is effective in
relieving pain. They are also a rich source of Vitamin A, C and dietary fibre.
Capsicum is recommended for people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and
other kinds of body pains. In conditions related to heart and blood vessels, capsicum is said
to be effective, along with helping in dealing with digestion issues.
Store and Use
While capsicums are deseeded before use, they should be stored in the fridge with seeds
and stem attached to prevent rotting. They can be cooked or eaten raw. A common delicacy
is stuffed capsicum, with a variety of food items used for stuffing and then either sauted or