Is green chilly native to India?

Is red chilli native to India?

After the Portuguese arrival in India, chillies were first introduced to Goa, from where they spread to South India. … Today, India is the largest producer of red dried chilli in the world. A second wave of adopting plants originating in the Americas occurred with a push from the British.

Which vegetables are native to India?

Vegetable origins

Vegetable Hindi name Notes
Cauliflower Phool Gobhi
Chili pepper Mirch india
Coriander Dhaniya Mentioned in ancient Egypt
Brinjal Baingan

What did Indians eat before Chili Peppers?

cumin, coriander, black pepper, nutmeg, garlic, shallots, ginger, turmeric, star anise, cinnamon, cardamom, daun salam leaves etc were/are all present in India. Some or all of these could have travelled or have been present in India before chilli.

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