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Teja Red Chilli

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Teja red chilli is a variety of chili pepper that is primarily grown in India. It is a long, thin pepper that is known for its high heat level, bright red color, and fruity flavor. Teja red chillies are one of the hottest chili varieties in the world, with a Scoville heat rating of around 50,000 to 100,000 SHU (Scoville Heat Units).

Teja red chillies are commonly used in Indian cuisine to add heat and flavor to dishes such as curries, chutneys, and marinades. They can be used fresh, dried, or ground into a fine powder, which is often used as a spice blend in Indian cooking. The bright red color of Teja red chillies also makes them a popular choice for use as a natural food coloring in a variety of dishes.

In addition to their culinary uses, Teja red chillies are also used in traditional medicine. They are believed to have anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties and are sometimes used to treat conditions such as arthritis and muscle pain. However, more research is needed to fully understand the potential health benefits of Teja red chillies.


1. What is the Teja chilli's heat level?

Ans - 50000 to 170000 shu

One of the hottest chiles in India is the teja kind. They have a Scoville Heat Index of 50000 to 170000 and a Capsaicin Index of 0.589%. Teja chillies have thick skin and a dark red colour. 

2. What type of chilli is Teja?

Ans - Teja chilli is a top-notch Guntur chilli variety. The most well-known kind of chillies is the Guntur Sannam - S4 Type, which is in high demand all over the world. In the Andhra Pradesh districts of Khammam, Prakasam, Warangal, and Guntur, it is a common plant. The crushed chilli's thick, fiery, red skin is permeable. 

3. Are Teja chillies spicy?

Ans - Teja chilli has a pungent peppery flavour and quite hot. They are high in thiamin, riboflavin, and B-complex vitamins (vitamin B-1). Curry, pork, and rice dishes frequently use whole dried red chilli peppers on top of them. 

4. What good is Teja Mirchi?

Ans - Teja chilli powder is used in cooking and as a spice to give dishes a unique colour and aroma. It is used to "heat up" curries, pickles, and chutneys in both fresh and dried forms.

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Maharashtra All India
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