Chopping chillies

Madhur Jaffrey recommends chopping chillies first into rings, then finely chopping the rings. Alternatively, slice the chillies lengthways, remove the seeds and inner membranes (the hottest parts of the chilli) and cut off the stem.

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Minced beef chappli kebabs Minced beef chappli kebabs

By Madhur Jaffrey

Recipes using this technique

Main course

Light meals & snacks


Starters & nibbles

Side dishes


Skill level


Equipment you will need for this technique

  • Chopping board
  • Sharp knife