Chili oil can be easily prepared at home and enjoyed with stir fry noodles and rice, kung pao chicken and oriental soups. You can drizzle a bit in with hummus or mix with stir fried veggies to give it a bit of a kick.
1/4 cup whole dry red chilli
1 cup vegetable oil/ canola oil/ peanut oil
Dry roast the red chilies and let it cool completely. don't over roast it otherwise it will turn bitter.
Grind the roasted red chilies but keep it coarse.
Heat oil in a saucepan oil should be hot. Now put grinded chilies in to a bowl Pour hot oil into it.
Let cool completely .After the chili oil has cooled down completely, you can transfer to a lidded container and store at room temperature in a cool place.
The chili oil tastes better and more flavorful the longer it sits and has a chance to infuse.