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Bhut Jolokia Pepper flakes

Bhut Jolokia Pepper flakes

Price: $12.50 USD
From:India
Weight:15g / 0.03 oz
Packaging:Metal tin
Heat scale:28 /10
Other names:Naga jolokia, naga chili, ghost chili
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One of the hottest dry chile in the world, not to mention one of the tastiest. Also called ‘ghost chile,’ the bhut jolokia that “stings like a wasp” grows exclusively in the Indian state of Assam. Ground in our facilities.

Three times hotter than the habanero with a whopping potency of 28/10. The deep penetrating aroma of this pepper is often overlooked, a fact that we find far more interesting than its heat. One could always add extra cayenne to a dish to make it as hot.

Harvested in Northern India, the color and shape of the bhut jolokia pepper resembles the habanero This variety is much hotter than the habanero with a touch of smoke and is far more intense than the latter. You may want to handle this pepper with gloves and discretion. Use the bhut jolokia pepper ground or whole in curry dishes, salsas or any meal that calls for powerful heat and deep flavor.