More on Zizira Bhut Jolokia Chilli (Ghost Pepper) – Dried
The hot sensation of Zizira Bhut Jolokia Chilli (Ghost Pepper) is caused by a compound ‘capsaicin’ that can help reduce the chances of cardiovascular diseases. Bhut Jolokia Pepper mainly belongs to the species Capsicum Chinense. The local farmers of Meghalaya cultivate Bhut Jolokia Plant without the use of chemical fertilizers. Fresh chillies are sun dried and processed hygienically to retain its fresh form pungency and heat level. Use with extreme caution!
How to make Bhut Jolokia (Ghost Pepper) Pickle:
Ingredients: 10-20 chillies, 1tsp fenugreek seeds, 2tsp crushed mustard seeds, 1/2tsp turmeric powder, 1/2 tsp fennel seeds, and 1tsp salt.
- Chop all Bhut Jolokia Chilli Peppers and mix all spices and salt.
- Add all the spices and salt to the chillies and transfer it into a clean glass container.
- Add freshly squeezed lemon juice and oil and shake the bottle vigorously.
- Keep the bottle in the sun for at least 10 days.
Note: Please use tongs or gloves while handling these chillies. And remember, anything that has been in contact with this chilli carries the bite just the same!