Red Chilli paste

Red Chilli Paste

Course: Cooking Basics
Cuisine: Asian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 113 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Red Chilli Paste is used in many Indo Chinese & Asian recipes and it's very easy to make at home. Here is a very simple recipe to make Best Red Chilli Paste.



  • 25-30 Kashmiri Dry Red Chillies You can use any mild chilli which gives nice colour.
  • 25-30 Bedgi Dry Red Chilli You can use any mildly spicy chilli
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil


  1. Add the chilies in a bowl.

  2. Heat water in a pan.

  3. Once the water comes to a boil, pour it over the chilies.

  4. Let the chilies soak in hot water for 25-30 minutes.

  5. Drain the water.

  6. Blend the chilies to make a fine paste.

  7. Use little water if required.

  8. Heat oil in a pan.

  9. Once the oil is hot, add the chilli paste in the pan and saute for 3-4 minutes.

  10. Store the chilli paste in a clean jar for up to 15 days in a refrigerator.

  11. Use as and when needed.

Recipe Notes

You can choose the type of chillies to make this chili paste according to your taste preference. I use a mix of hot and mild chillies.

Be careful while handling the chillies. They can cause burns in your hands. Wear a glove while handling them if you are have a sensitive skin.


Nutrition Facts
Red Chilli Paste
Amount Per Serving
Calories 113 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 20mg1%
Potassium 724mg21%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 2140IU43%
Vitamin C 323.3mg392%
Calcium 31mg3%
Iron 2.3mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.