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Chilli too hot!!

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JustJohn Report 6 Jan 2013 13:41

When I was in Kerala in Southern India, they had no hot curries. They seemed to use spices very well, and they were all extremely tasty and smelt lovely. But quite mild.

These very hot dishes like Vindaloo, Bombay, Tindaloo, Phal all seem to come from the north of India.

Have only twice in life struggled with very hot things. Once in Harrow with a Phal - but I rather think chef had tipped too many chillies in. And down in Cardiff Bay recently with a Wagamama Firecracker (Japanese cuisine) ;-)


Merlin Report 6 Jan 2013 13:20

Hayley, you should try an Indonisian Curry, very gentle flavours and enjoyable,and not trots the next day. :-D


aivlyS Report 6 Jan 2013 13:12

So why would the chef cook something then tell people not to order it ? load of as usual ..

Silly Sausage

Silly Sausage Report 6 Jan 2013 13:05

when I have a curry I want to be able to taste it enjoy the blend of spices and not be sitting on the loo for 2 days after :-D


JoyBoroAngel Report 6 Jan 2013 12:36

my son orders a extra hot phal
i tasted it once a long time ago

i can still taste it when i think about it it was awful :-( :-(


ChrisofWessex Report 6 Jan 2013 12:29

One of us on here is in cloud cuckoo land and if if had a brain would be dangerous.
And it ain't me.


AnnCardiff Report 6 Jan 2013 12:20

:-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D

Silly Sausage

Silly Sausage Report 6 Jan 2013 12:18

Depends on how it was order dont you think Ann :-S if youhave some gobby English bloke demanding the hottest curry the Chef can muster just to show off ! Then the Chef would either make it whilst snorting as he would know the said gobby englishman would have the golloping whatsits the morning after, and may not be good for business or simply advise him that maybe he would like to try something that his tastebuds could cope with ;-)


JustJohn Report 6 Jan 2013 12:10

AnnC Don't care whether you believe me or not, Ann. It happened. Quite funny really. Restaurant (just voted best Indian restaurant in South Wales) had just opened. Waiter came over and took our order - saag aloo for son, kurma for OH, tindaloo for me. 2 minutes later chef/manager came over, welcomed us, checked what I had ordered and politely told me I should not order it and made some suggestions of meals I would enjoy more.

I wanted to say something, but was restrained by OH. But we still chuckle about it :-D :-D


AnnCardiff Report 6 Jan 2013 11:45

do you really expect us to believe that the man who cooked the food would tell you "it was an insult to his skills and no way could you tste the food" if you ordered it?

unbelievable, really

:-S :-S :-S :-S :-S :-S


JustJohn Report 6 Jan 2013 08:37

PH I love Tindaloo as well. I have to have it delivered. When I went to the restaurant (a huge restaurant in an old chapel in Pontypandy), the Manager/Chef came over and told me off for ordering it. He said it was an insult to his skills and no way could I taste the food. He honestly said that to me. I gave in and had what he suggested, which was very nice but all creamy and coconutty. And I really couldn't taste the food much.

Tindaloo is on his take away menu so I now just phone up for it and he can be upset with me at a distance.

Wish Ann that you could have bagged up that chilli and sold it. I think you would have had at least 2 customers on here :-D


AnnCardiff Report 5 Jan 2013 16:55

well thank you gang for all the advice - just had some - put some cream in it, but didn't like it much, so chucking it out!!!!


PricklyHolly Report 5 Jan 2013 16:44

I have only just spotted this Ann so I am probably too late now!!

So........for future reference, the best way to cool down a Chill is to add a couple of squares of milk chocolate..........taste........and if it is still too hot, add some more. It works with Curry too.

I make the best Chilli in the world. I have a secret ingredient. I can't give you the recipe because it is soooo secret, i would then have to kill you. :-D

I eat Tindaloo a Chilli is never too hot for me! :-D

Linda G

Linda G Report 4 Jan 2013 20:27

I think if you add raw cut up potato and cook again for a while it takes the heat out....wait a minute I think that may be too much salt!!!

I agree with the others make another batch with no chilli and that will dilute it down



Kay???? Report 4 Jan 2013 20:13

add some milk,,,,,,it kills the taste of some spices,,,,,,,,so I'm told,,,,,,

or munch on a cucumber at the same time. ;-)


Wend Report 4 Jan 2013 19:49

Just eat it gal - it'll keep you quiet tomorrow ;-) :-D ;-) :-D <3


StrayKitten Report 4 Jan 2013 19:46

grate some carrot mix it with mayo, and have it as a side with the chilli :-D


Wend Report 4 Jan 2013 19:15

Have a cheese and pickle sandwich :-D


MrDaff Report 4 Jan 2013 19:13

Take it off the stove ?????

((Background noise....)

Owww, no need for that Ann :-( ... them's tender them is :-S :-S :-0 ;-)

Seriously, I'd have gone with the yoghurt..... <3 <3


AnnCardiff Report 4 Jan 2013 18:56

I do have some honey - I have already added a tin of liquidised tomatoes but it's still very hot indeed