Everyone around the world eats chilli in some form or the other. Chillies are used green, dried and in powder form. However, there is a difference in the sharpness and color of chilli according to the region.
You will be surprised to know that there are many types of chillies available in this world, ranging from edible fruity ones to chillies that burn your hands. Today we are going to talk about some of the hottest varieties in the world.
The hottest chilli in the world is called Bhoot Jholakiya. This chilli is grown in Assam. This chilli is considered to be the hottest chilli in the world and in the year 2007, its name was included in the Guinness Book of World.
The special thing is that it is also known as ghost paper. Local people of Assam also call it U-Morok, Lal Naga or Naga Jolokia. Apart from Assam, it is also cultivated in Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh. Bhoot Jolakia is exported from India to all over the world. It is sold at thousands of rupees per kg.
Breathe chilli comes second in terms of spiciness. It is cultivated in Britain. Its spiciness has been measured up to 2.48 million Scoville units, which is about 2000 times more than normal chili.
This chilli is also used as a medicine. It is said that if even a little part of this chilli is added to the food then the whole food becomes spicy.
Naga Viper is also considered to be one of the hottest chillies in the world. This is a type of hybrid chilli. It is also cultivated in Britain. Its biggest specialty is that the color of each chilli is sometimes different. That means its color can be red, green and black.
Carolina Reaper is also famous worldwide for its stinginess. In 2013, his name was recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records for sharpness. It is cultivated only in America. Carolina Reaper is also a type of hybrid pepper. It was developed by hybridizing Sweet Habanero and Naga Viper peppers. This chilli is so spicy that people hesitate to eat it.
trinidad batch scorpion
Trinidad Batch Scorpion is a dangerous hot pepper. It is cultivated on the Caribbean islands. The special thing is that there is a very interesting story behind the name Scorpion. Its tail is sharp like the sting of a scorpion. This chilli is dangerously hot.