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This is the hottest red chilli in the world, the rate is Rs 7000 per kg, cultivation is done only in India

The level of pungency in such normal chillies is 2500-5000 SHU. But, the level of pungency in Bhoot Jholkia chilli is found to be 10,41,427 SHU.

There is hue and cry in the country due to inflation. All types of food items including milk, curd, wheat, flour, rice and pulses have become costlier. But, the high price of most spices is making the general public cry. In the last few months, the cost of spices has more than doubled. Especially cumin is being sold for 1200 to 1400 rupees per kg. Similarly, red chili has also become very expensive. It has become Rs 400 per kg. Whereas till last year its price was only Rs 100 per kg. But today we will talk about such a red chilli, which is counted among the hottest chillies in the world. Along with this, its rate is also thousands of rupees per kg.

Actually, we are talking about 'Bhoot Jolokia'. It is said that this is the hottest red chilli in the world. Smoke starts coming out of the ear after eating just one bite. At the same time, your mind will also be confused after hearing its price. The special thing is that 'Bhoot Jolokia' is cultivated only in India. Farmers cultivate it only in the hilly areas of Nagaland. Bhoot Jolokia is famous all over the world because of its pungency. Its name is recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Peppers up to 3 cm in length

This is such a variety of red chillies, which can be prepared in a very short time. The crop gets fully ready only after 90 days of transplanting its plants. Means you can pluck red chillies from Bhoot Jolokia plants to eat. Such bhoot jolokia are smaller in length than normal red chillies. Its length is up to 3 cm, while the width is 1 to 1.2 cm.

The sharpness level is found to be 10,41,427 SHU

Pepper spray is also prepared from 'Bhoot Jolokia', which women keep with them for safety. When there is a feeling of danger, women release pepper spray. This causes burning sensation in the throat and eyes of the people. In Nagaland, farmers cultivate it on a large scale. If you want, you can also do its farming in a pot inside the house. It is also known as Ghost Chilli, Naga Jholkia or Ghost Pepper.

This is the cost of one kilo of Bhoot Jolokia

Bhoot Jolokia was awarded the GI tag in the year 2008. At the same time, in the year 2021, Jolokia chillies were exported from India to London. The special thing is that Bhoot Jolokia is sold much more expensive than normal red chillies. Currently, the price of 100 grams of Bhut Jolokia Chilli is Rs.698 on the online shopping site Amazon. In this way, the cost of one kg Bhoot Jolokia became Rs 6980.

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