Chilli is the dried ripe fruit of the genus Capsicum. Capsicum annuum is an annual subshrub. The flowers are borne singly and the fruits are usually pendent, which provide red peppers, cayenne, paprika, and chilies and sweet pepper (bell pepper) a mild form with large inflated fruits. Capsicum is a perennial chilly with small-sized pods which are highly pungent. It is commonly known as Ã¢??bird chillyÃ¢?? and Ã¢??Tabasco.Ã¢?? Dry chilly is extensively used as a spice in curried dishes. It is also used as an ingredient in curry powder and seasonings. Bird crisp is used in making hot sauces as pepper sauce and Tabasco sauce. Paprika, Bydagi chilly, Warangal chapatti, and similar high colorless pungent varieties of Indian masala are widely used for color extraction. This color is highly popular among food and beverage processors for its use as a colorant, as it is a natural plant color.