What is Naga Chili? – Popularly known as “Bhut Jolokia” or “Ghost Pepper”, it is a chili from capsicum family that grows in Northeast India.
How hot is it? Bhut Jolokia is so hot that it has held the “Guinness World Record” of being the spiciest chili in the world from 2007-10. It is 450 times hotter than fiery Tabasco sauce. This is enough to have an idea about its hotness! It is proudly famous for having more than a million SHU which is a unit to measure the heat index of peppers.
How is our Naga Chili grown? Our Naga Chili comes from a Nagaland farm, grown traditionally without any pesticides and dried without any preservatives.
Only a little is good for your food! Only a small quantity of this super spicy chili is good for your food and goes a long way, giving it an amazing flavor that you can cherish for hours after you’ve had your meal.
Good for digestive system – The presence of a compound called “Capsaicin” in Bhut Jolokia and other peppers contains trace amounts of antioxidants, acts as anti-irritant for the stomach and helps improve metabolism.
Helps prevent cold and flu – Hot peppers are rich in beta carotene and antioxidants which supports immune system and aids in fighting off cold and flu.
How to use? Goes well with curries, stews, pastas, pizzas, barbeque, tomato dishes or even salads. You can also sprinkle them on potatoes or fries.
Add them towards the end of cooking process as heat diminishes their color and flavor.