Chilli (Mirchi) (E)
The cool story of a hot spice. An exploration of Chilli that begins with Christopher Columbus and takes the viewer on a delightful journey that traverses farms, markets, kitchens and laboratories. Why do birds feed on chillies? What makes chillies hot? Do chillies cause ulcers and acidity? A scientific look at the mysteries of the hot spoonful of pain. A must watch for the Spice Nation that embraced this foreign spice and made it her own.