Rich wine red color, shriveled appearance and not so spicy, that's the definition of kashmiri chilli. The kashmiri chilli is smaller, rounder and less pungent, but lends a very bright red color to the food. They are bred for their high color retention since they redden anything capable of absorbing color. The kashmiri chilli powder is a blend of medium quality red pepper mostly used for tandoori dishes. The roasted kashmiri chilli has a very pleasant aroma. It can redden anything that is capable of absorbing color like oil and surface of meat, etc.