6 Hottest Chilli Peppers Around The Globe
Updated : June 29, 2021 13:06 IST
Are you fond of spicy foods and dishes? If yes, then you must learn about these six hottest chilli peppers across the globe.
People must have told you many times the benefits of eating chilli, but are you aware of these hottest chillies in the world? Several names of these chillies' from around the world have been recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records. So let us tell you the type and speciality of these hottest chillies.
India's hottest chilli grows in Assam. Bhoot Jolokia of Assam was considered the world's hottest chilli in the year 2007, and its name was included in the Guinness Book of World Records. In addition, this chilli is also known as U-Morok, Red Naga and Naga Jolokia. Apart from Assam, this chilli is also cultivated in Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh of India. In North-Eastern India, this chilli is applied on the walls of houses to avoid the attacks of elephants, as well as this chilli can also be used in making smoke bombs.
The dragon's breath, found in the United Kingdom, is one of the world's hottest chillis. It was first cultivated in St. Asaph of Denbighshire, United Kingdom. The pungency of Dragon's Breath is up to 2.48 million Scoville Units, which is about 2.2 million more than the Carolina Peppers (the most pungent of all times).
7 Pot Douglah, also known as Chocolate Douglah or Chocolate 7 because of its chocolate-like colour, the flavour is obviously no way near to it! The name 7 Pot Douglah is given this name because this single chilli can make a pot of 7 hefty family size stews spicier.
Trinidad Bunch The Scorpion is one of the hottest peppers found on the Caribbean Island of Trinidad. This island is known for many types of hot peppers. Scorpion peppers get their name because of their pointed tail, similar to the Scorpion stinger.
In 2013, Carolina Reaper got a place in the Guinness World Records Book in terms of hotness. Carolina Reaper is used as medicine along with spices. It is also used to preserve pork and dried fish for more extended periods.
The Naga Viper is a hybrid of scorching peppers and is cultivated only in the United Kingdom. Its yield is unstable, meaning its offspring is not like a natural pepper, and each pepper is different.