Questions and answers

How many types of chillies are there?

How many types of chillies are there?

There are about 4,000 varieties of chili in the world. These can be divided into five Capsicum species and a further 28 wild forms. Cultivated chili varieties can usually be assigned to these five species: Capsicum annuum.

Which is the best chilli in India?

03/9​​Bhut Jolikia, North East India A Guinness Book record holder, Bhut Jolikia is certified as the hottest chilli in the world. It is also known as ‘ghost pepper’ and is cultivated in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland and Manipur. It is most popularly used in combination with dried or fermented fish and pork.

Which chilli is best?

Red chilli. Green chillies are definitely more healthy as compared to red chili powder. Green chillies have higher water content and zero calories which makes them a healthy choice for those who are trying to shed some pounds.

Which state is largest producer of chillies?

Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh is the largest producer of Chilli in India and contributes about 26% to the total area under Chilli, followed by Maharashtra (15%), Karnataka (11%), Orissa (11%), Madhya Pradesh (7%) and other states contributing nearly 22% to the total area under Chilli.

What is Pandi chilli?

The Pandi Chilli is a medium-spicy chilli that grows across Southern India. Pandi is small with a shiny skin and pale red. It’s spicier than other red chillies but lacks colour. It is usually used in South Indian dishes like curries, subzis, podis and other such dishes as well.

What is the world’s hottest chilli?

The Carolina Reaper
The Carolina Reaper is officially the Worlds Hottest Pepper as ranked by Guinness Book of World Records. It’s hot, and by hot, we mean HOT! The Carolina Reaper can top-out at 2.2 Million SHU!

What’s the hottest chilli in the world 2020?

2020 Top 10 Hottest Peppers

  • 7 Pot Douglah 1,854,000 SHU.
  • Primo 1,469,000 SHU.
  • Butch T Trinidad Scorpion, 1,464,000 SHU.
  • Naga Viper, 1,349,000 SHU.
  • Ghost, 1,042,000 SHU.
  • 7 Pot Barrackpore, 1,000,000 SHU.
  • 7 Pot Jonah (Red Giant), 1,000,000 SHU.
  • Red Savina, 500,000 SHU.

How many chillies should I eat a day?

Eating about 12 to 15 grams of green chilies in a day is enough. Otherwise it can lead to acidity and other gut issues.

Is it good to eat green chillies everyday?

There are many people who like to eat spicy food, and they include green chillies in their every day diet. While it is okay to consume green chillies every day, you should consume them in moderation.

Which state is famous for chillies?

Andhra Pradesh is known for its spicy dishes and the credit goes to Guntur chillies, from Guntur district of the state. Guntur is the main producer and exporter of most varieties of chillies and chilli powder from India to countries like Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Middle East, South Korea, UK, USA and Latin America.

Which state is largest producer of chillies and turmeric?

Andhra Pradesh is India’s largest spice producing state. Rajasthan is second largest spice producing state. Rajasthan is largest producer of Red Chillies….India’s Spices Production.

Spice Area Production
Chillies 779 1270
Garlic 166 831
Turmeric 181 821
Ginger 109 380

How spicy is Pandi chilli?

Which is the best type of chilli in Kerala?

Kanthari Chilli, Kerala This chilli is grown in Kerala and some parts of Tamil Nadu. It is also known as bird eye chilli of Kerala and becomes white when matures. It adds heat and lends good flavour to dishes. 6. Byadagi Chilli, Karnataka It is a famous variety of chilli, mainly grown in Karnataka.

What are the different types of Indian chillies?

Shades of Red: 7 Types of Indian Chillies 1. Bhoot Jolokia/ Ghost Pepper/ Naga Jolokia 2. Kashmiri Chilli 3. Guntur Chilli/Sannam Chilli 4. Bird’s eye chilli/Peri PeriChilli/Thai Chilli/Dhani Chilli 5. Byadagi Chilli 6. Kanthari Chilli 7. Mundu Chilli/Fat Chilli

Where can I find red chilli in India?

Almost spherical in shape, this chilli has a very shiny skin and is orange red in colour, grown in the Ramnad district of Tamil Nadu. This chilly is particularly used to add flavour to the Chettinad cuisine. 8. Dhani, Manipur This chilli is grown in Manipur and is easily available in Kolkata.

Which is the best type of chilli in Gujarat?

This chilli, also known as finger hot pepper, is primarily grown in Kheda, Mehsana and southern parts of Gujarat. Although its green initially, once it matures it turns red in colour. They can even be grown at home. This chilli is easily available in market throughout the year and very pungent in flavour. 5. Kanthari Chilli, Kerala