Bhut Jolokia (Ghost Pepper) – About and other facts

Bhut Jolokia : also known as Ghost Pepper has a Scoville of 855,000 heat units ie., it has more than one million scoville units. It is grown in Indian states like Manipur, Nagaland and Assam. They belong to the genes Capsicum Frutescens. These peppers may have a red or orange color when ripe. The Guinness Book of World Records named it as the hottest pepper, still there are also other peppers like Scorpion Pepper, Carolina Reaper which have more Scoville units when compared to Ghost Pepper. They have Vitamin A, 0% Trans Fat and Saturated Fat