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Yellow chili

Yellow chiliCapsicum baccatum

The yellow chili belongs to the genus capsicum. It grows on medium plants in tropical and subtropical areas of America. Today, it can be found up to 1,500 meters above sea level. It was highly valued by pre-Hispanic cultures, such as the Chavín, Moche and Nazca cultures and remains a symbol of culinary identity in several countries, such as Peru. It can be used to add flavor and zest to foods and snacks.

Part used: Fruit Region: Coast
Presentations:
Yellow chili powder.
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Uses and applications: Flavour enhancer, spice
Origin: Lambayeque
Properties: betacaroteno, vitamins C