How to make red chili paste for cooking Written by Aini Amin on April 3, 2015 in Quick tips Facebook Pinterest 1. take 2 cups of dry kasmiri red chilies/talhar mirch. take out all seed as much as you can. in a pan add them with 3 cups of water. cook them on medium heat for 10-15 minutes. let them cool completely . Facebook Pinterest 2. now in a blender blend them with 1/4 cup oil. Facebook Pinterest 3. keep it in a clean glass container in the fridge. you can keep it for at least 2 weeks in the fridge and use this in your different recipes.