Bhut Jolokia is also known as the Ghost Pepper. Ghost Pepper is the hottest commercially grown hot chile pepper. Bhut Jolokia or the ghost chili is a former World's Hottest Pepper, when it gained the title in 2007 with a heat rating of 1,041,427 Scoville Heat Units. The ghost pepper is grown in Assam in the northern part of India.
Ghost Peppers are becoming more widely known. TV personalities like Anthony Bourdain, Andrew Zimmern, Man vs Food's Adam Richman have all eaten ghost peppers and other superhot chiles. Hot chile pepper eating contests are very popular and many restaurants now feature a dish with ghost pepper. Wendy's and Red Robin have burgers with ghost pepper sauce and Popeyes also had a hot pepper chicken made with ghost pepper. Buy ghost pepper today and try it for yourself. Use it sparingly and it will heat up your food and add great flavor.Bhut Jolokia chile peppers are available in three forms: pods, powder and flakes:
- Ghost Pepper Pods - dried whole ghost chili peppers, sometimes with the stem attached
- Ghost Pepper Powder - fresh whole ghost chili peppers are dried and then ground to a fine powder
- Ghost Pepper Flakes - fresh whole ghost chili peppers are dried and then ground to a coarse flake. Similar to red pepper flakes in size, but definitely hotter!
Bhut Jolokia peppers are available in two flavors:
- Smoked Ghost Pepper - fresh bhut jolokia peppers are dried in an oven and finished with fire which lends a smoky flavor to the dried ghost peppers.
- Oven Dried Ghost Pepper - fresh bhut jolokia peppers are dried in an oven leaving just the natural flavor of the ghost peppers.
Our ghost chile peppers have no additives, preservatives and are processed in a "sanitary" environment. These are 100% all natural, and non-irradiated. They have also been tested, and are free of sudan dyes and aflatoxins.
24+ pods in 1 ounce.
|Level of Heat||1 million - 2 million SHU (Very Hot)|
|Scoville Heat Units||up to 1,041,427|
|Flavor||This pepper has an intense sweet chili flavor and it takes about 30 seconds for the heat to start to build.|
|Botanical Description||Capsicum Chinense|
|Country of Origin||India|
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