Mauritian green chilli paste / Piment crazé


This Mauritian style green chilli paste or piment crazé is so creamy, garlicky and citrusy. It is hot but not overpowering and can be paired with most dishes. If you are a chilli lover, this recipe is perfect for you!

5 from 12 votes

mauritian green chilli paste / piment crazé

Servings 1 jar
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 150 g long green chilli
  • 20 g green indian chilli
  • 25 g garlic peeled
  • 50 ml vegetable oil
  • ½ green apple
  • ¼ lime or lemon
  • 1 tbsp salt


  • Cut off the chillies' head and roughly chop the chillies.
  • Diced the green apple and lime/lemon.
  • Put all ingredients in a food processor and blend until a smooth and velvety paste is obtained.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.
  • Store the chilli paste in a clean jar or airtight container.



Store your chilli paste in the fridge for up to 2 months.
Always use a clean spoon to serve! 
Course: Condiments
Cuisine: Mauritian
Keyword: Lactose free, Vegan, Vegetarian

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  1. 5 stars
    Made this recently and it brings back the great memories of this chilli sauce you get at every restaurant in Mauritius! I am so glad I can make this at home in UK. My wife is very happy about this 🙂 Thanks for sharing! Merci!

  2. 5 stars
    Yes guys, please wear gloves. Otherwise your eyes will burn when you remove contact lenses that night. 🤪🔥

  3. 5 stars
    Love this recipe

  4. 5 stars
    Looks so yummy 😍

  5. 3 stars
    Not bad

  6. 5 stars
    Just so love this recipe

  7. 5 stars
    The best..!

  8. 5 stars
    It’s so good 🔥
    It’s my first time i made it 🔥

  9. 5 stars
    The best chilli recipe!! 🌶️🔥🔥

  10. 5 stars
    Love all your recipes ❤

  11. 5 stars
    made that for my friends, they were all face-green-smilingface-green-smiling thx for the recipe

  12. 5 stars
    Thank lots 👍💚❤️🧡

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