The size, texture, and heat level of Bhut Jolokia differs depending on the region it grows. Our Bhut Jolokia chillies are from Ri Bhoi.
These chillies are always plump and smooth, typically as long as an index finger, and are distinguished by its glossy, red colour.
Yes, it is very pungent and only a tiny piece of it can leave your taste buds on fire. The Capsaicin in Bhut Jolokia causes a burning sensation in your mouth.
Although very pungent, Bhut Jolokia has layers of flavour. It has a fruity sweet taste in the layers.
When fresh, it has a fruity aroma.