What is the most hottest pepper in the world
The most hottest pepper in the world is the Naga jolokia, also known as the Ghost chilli for its heat and ablitity to creep up your nose without touching it. The Naga Jolokia has a Scoville heat unit count of up to 50 million units. The Jalapeno pepper is second with a Scoville heat unit count of up to 8 million units, while the Merengue pepper is third with a Scoville heat unit count of up to 2 million units
What is the top 5 hottest pepper in the world?
The hottest peppers in the world are collectively called Ghost peppers. They have a Scoville heat unit (SHU) rating of 200-650,000, which makes them the world’s most pungent foods. Strangely, though the Ghost pepper is named for its extreme pungency, it’s the least popular variety in the pepper world. Here’s a list of 10 of the hottest pepper varieties:1. Bhut Jolokia – Ghost peppers are one of the three chili families (the others are scorpi?os and chilis). They’re native to India and Pakistan but now occur throughout the world as cultivated landrace or natural seedless fruits, which shatter into a powder at contact with air. The Bhut Jolokia (Approximately 240,000 SHU) is considered to be one of the top two most pungent foods in the world.2.Naga Morich – It was first discovered by Allied intelligence agents in 1917 and named after an Indonesian tribe which is reportedly named after its snake-like headdresses that cover their faces. The Naga Morich pepper has a Scoville heat unit (SHU) rating of up to 864,000! Although most popular varieties are 100 to 350 times spicier than Naga Morich (such as Dorset Naga or Ghost), it has strong cultural importance as a gift for newlyweds in Thailand because it’s said to induce hallucinations when consumed during first trimester pregnancy by nursing mothers as they don’t want their babies to experience any pain or discomfort.3. El Oma – Normally grown in farms located in northern Chile close to Iquique, Chile, El Oma peppers contain up to 850,000 SHU. These tropical chilis grow best in light soil with high humidity and are famous for their unusual sweetness leading them to be called ‘the melon of Chile’. This variety was specifically cultivated in 1969 by Francisco Veletsianos alongside growing what was then considered an extremely spicy fruit.4. Biker 13 – In Vietnam, this variety comes from Red Azalea Seeds Ltd., which was founded by Peter Thor and Joe Lauert October 2005 employing 50 people and developing three new strains: Biker 12T and 13BG x T8/T9/T10 788 Scoville heat units and 929 SHU respectively; 1125 after drying; 1280 SCU; 1550 with UV lights
What pepper is hotter than a Carolina Reaper?
The Carolina Reaper is the hottest pepper on earth but the Naga Viper pepper from India is hotter than it. The Carolina Reaper has a Scoville heat unit rating of over 2 million while the Naga Viper has a rating of over 3.5 million.There are over 370 cultivars of Naga pepper, and they vary in heat, taste, shape and size. The super hot varieties include Shakti (scoville units: up to 477,000), Shiva (scoville units: up to 560,000), and Kama (scoville units: up to 576,000).