The Mala Market Fragrant-Hot Ground Chilies
The Mala Market Fragrant-Hot Ground Chilies are chilies that have already been toasted in rapeseed oil and then ground into a perfect blend of flakes, powder, and seeds for use in chili oil or as an ingredient in dishes like hot pot and dry pot. These chilies produce a mildly spicy chili oil, which is used to dress “liangban” cold salads, noodles, dumplings, wontons, and other dishes.
The Mala Market sources and imports premium and hard-to-find Sichuan ingredients, many of which have never been available in the US. The Mala Market is a mother-daughter business founded by Taylor Holliday and Fongchong Havighurst, Taylor's adopted daughter from China. Their shared obsession with mala helped them bond as mother and daughter while also keeping them connected to China.