Bhut Jolokia Pure “Ghost Pepper”
Species: Capsicum chinense
Scoville Heat Units: 1,001,304 SHU
Heat Category: Super Hot
Origin: Tezpur, Assam, India
Flavour: A smokey and extremely hot taste, with hints of melon.
Background: Bhut, from the Bhutias people, meaning “ghost” was possibly called this due to the the way the heat creeps up on you. Named as the hottest Chilli in The Guinness Book of World Records, 2007.