Dried chilies can be made into many delicious condiments. The easiest one might be a simple chile paste. Use your favorite blend of peppers to create a flavor best suited to your tastes. Perfect for meat rubs and stir fry, but don’t limit your applications. Use chili paste to liven up your other favorite dishes. Here is a simple chili paste recipe:
How to make Chili paste:
1) Remove the stems and seeds from the chiles.
2) Pour boiling water over the chiles to cover and soak 30 minutes. Complete chili reconstituting instructions here.
3) Drain the chiles and puree them thoroughly in a food mill or food processor fitted with a metal blade.
4) The paste can be stored, covered and refrigerated 10 days to 2 weeks; if covered with oil, it will keep in the refrigerator several months.