We have seen chillies in powder form or whole as well, all look the same. But do you know, they are cultivated in a variety that is popular widely. So, check such chilli varieties that are popular globally.
1 Bhut Jolokia
It is locally known as ‘Ghost Pepper’ and is mainly cultivated in Assam. Bhut Jolokia is mainly considered one of the hottest & spice chilli globally.
2. Khola Chilli
This variety of chilli is originated in the Portuguese and is also grown in many hilly regions known as “Kashmiri Mirch”. It comes in a bright red variety that is popular for its taste and colour.
3. Guntur Chilli
Guntur Chilli is a pride and joy symbol of Andhra Pradesh where it mainly cultivated. This variety accounts for 30% of the country’s total chilli exports.
4. Byadagi Chilli
It is a south Indian chilli variety that is highly grown in Karnataka and an integral part of Udupi cuisines.
5. Bird’s Eye Chilli
Primarily cultivated in Northeast India, and counted in one of the spiciest chillies globally. It considers many varieties to consume, such as pickles, chutneys, etc.