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Chilli con carne is far too hot..

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SimplyTes Thu 06-Jan-11 17:21:09

....went OTT with the chilli (extra hot dried flakes) and is now almost inedible - just tried some and I am now crying. Have added more tom and tom puree any other tips - cheers smile

notapizzaeater Thu 06-Jan-11 17:26:10

natural yoghurt stirred in and more and more toms !

charlieandlola Thu 06-Jan-11 17:28:27

Sugar will help cool it down

SimplyTes Thu 06-Jan-11 17:29:12

Thank you and surprisingly for me I do have natural yoghurt - chilli has another hour to cook, do I put it in now or B4 I serve?

notapizzaeater Thu 06-Jan-11 17:47:57

I'd put it in as I served it smile

OhYouBadBadKitten Thu 06-Jan-11 17:49:38

and then give it to me grin I love super super super spicey food.

StationaryPawn Thu 06-Jan-11 17:50:31

No such thing - drink more wine with it grin

DoFliesHaveKnees Thu 06-Jan-11 17:52:31

a splash of vinegar will take away the nippyness of the chilli but leave the taste

melezka Thu 06-Jan-11 17:53:07

Does the potato thing that you do with too much salt work with too much chilli?

OhYouBadBadKitten Thu 06-Jan-11 18:18:58

You are my kind of person Stationarypawn!

slartybartfast Thu 06-Jan-11 18:23:58

ketchup - adds a nice sweet flavour,
plus cocoa powder
and of course yoghurt

squeaver Thu 06-Jan-11 18:28:14

I had a thread with the same problem the other day. The potato thing works.

melezka Thu 06-Jan-11 18:29:40

Good to know!

BertieBotts Thu 06-Jan-11 18:35:48

Yes do the potato thing. But also serve with natural yoghurt and let everyone add their own to taste. (Mix DC's for them if young)

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