Chili has been the most used yet hated ingredient in the kitchen. People often avoid the spicy taste of chilies. Biting a single hottest chili can make you suffer from intense 'thunderclap' a headache. After few seconds you will start complaining about crushing headache and neck pain for several days, each of which lasted for a few seconds.
People who love to eat this spicy ingredient have their own preferences and intensities of this chili. Here are 4 of some of the hottest chilies around the world that the spice lovers must know.
1. Trinidad Moruga Scorpion
Native to the lands of Moruga in Trinidad and Tobago, this hot pepper has a Scoville Heat Units of 2,009,231. This Caribbean pepper is not meant for the faint-hearted.
2. 7 Pot Douglah
Think chillies and you instantly conjure a red pepper bursting with pungent hot flavours. But, that is not the case with 7 Pot Douglah. It is hot and brown in colour, and averages 1,853,936 SHU on the Scoville scale.
3. Naga Viper
Originally cultivated by an Englishman, this super-hot pepper has a Scoville Heat Unit of 1,349,000. It is a hybrid of many hot peppers and cross-pollination.
4. Bhut Jolokia (Ghost Pepper)
The Bhut jolokia is also known as ghost pepper, ghost chili, U-morok, red naga, Naga Jolokia and ghost Jolokia. On the Scoville scale, the ghost pepper measures a whopping 1,041,427 SHU.