Chili Pepper Facts - The Naga Morich
We love chili peppers, here at Kam's Kettle Cooked Kitchen. In this Chili Pepper Facts blog, we'll learn about the Naga Morich chili.
On the Scoville scale, the Naga Morich pepper is 1,000,000 SHU, one of natures hottest known chilli peppers.
Originally from Bangladesh and North East India, the Naga Morich is a sister chili to the ghost pepper.
If you like heat, you'll love our HOT chili sauce.
The Scoville scale is a measurement of the pungency (spiciness or heat) of chili peppers. Here are some of the world's hottest chili peppers on the Scoville scale:
- Carolina Reaper: The Carolina Reaper is currently the world's hottest chili pepper according to the Guinness World Records. It measures an average of 1.57 million Scoville Heat Units (SHU).
- Trinidad Moruga Scorpion: This chili pepper held the world record for being the hottest chili pepper until it was surpassed by the Carolina Reaper. It measures an average of 1.2 million SHU.
- 7 Pot Douglah: This chili pepper is a variety of Trinidad 7 Pot and has an average of 1.1 million SHU.
- 7 Pot Primo: Another variety of Trinidad 7 Pot, the 7 Pot Primo has an average of 1 million SHU.
- Trinidad Scorpion Butch T: This chili pepper measures an average of 855,000 SHU
It's important to note that the heat of chili peppers can vary depending on a number of factors, such as growing conditions, location, and genetics. So, while these are currently considered to be some of the world's hottest chili peppers, there may be others that are even hotter.