Mundu Chilli is typically used in cooking as a seasoning at the end of cooking or as an ingredient added to the dish during the cooking process. The quantity used will vary depending on the recipe being made and the desired level of heat. This can also be used to add a tangy, sweet flavor with a touch of heat to salads, salsas, and sauces. Mundu Chilli is frequently used in African and Southeast Asian cooking to intensify the flavor and heat of dishes like curries, stir-fries, and sauces. It is also used as a seasoning or garnish in some nations.