Jodhpur is one of the famous Red chili growing district of Rajasthan. Mathaniya Red chili of Jodhpur is famous for its reddish color. Because it is identified with this district only, this variety of chili whole has come to known simply as the Mathaniya lal Mirch. It is expensive because its value in cooking has been appreciated by outside world and the mirch gets exported to the Arab nation. It is used only as dry spice .It lends pungency to a dish and also color and body.