After we feel hot due to chilly most of us may have a common feeling of drinking water. We drink water thinking that it will remove hotness but no any change occurs in it except for one or two second. In real the nature if capsaicin is to dissolve in oils or fat products such as ghee, milk etc rather than in water.
For explaining this I had done an experiment. You can try this at your home too. The explanation of the experiment is…..
(a) Take two cups of equal size and volume.
(b) Fill one-third part of one cup with water and again fill one-third of another cup with dairy products such as milk or cream.
(c) Add equal amount of chili powder or sliced chilly in both of the cups and stir it nicely.
(d) After stirring, taste the two solutions at certain interval of time.
In conclusion you will find that the solution of water and chili powder will taste hotter than that of solution of milk and sliced chilly. This activity demonstrates that the water has no any effect on capsaicin and it goes worth drinking water for getting rid of hotness caused by chilly. So we should always use dairy or fat containing products such as milk, cream, butter, ghee, bread with oil, etc to overcome such hotness.
Discovered by Kapil Sharma via Don Prince