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Which one is the most hottest chilli in the world and its uses?

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Asked by Palanivelu, 14 May '10 12:25 am
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The Infinity chilli is hotter than the Bhut Jolokia chilli, the former record holder of the Guinness book. It is used by the Indian military to make hand grenades to immobilise terrorist suspects. Recent tests by Warwick University rate the Infinity chilli at 1,067,286 on the Scoville Heat Unit (SHU) Scale which is used to measure the heat of peppers. The Bhut Jolokia chilli is measured at 1,041,427 SHU. Jalapeo measures only 2,500 to 5,000 SHU. Weapons-grade pepper spray is 2,000,000 SHU. The Lincs variety is named Infinity for its "never-ending" burn, which cannot be quelled by even the best antidote, milk,

Generally, the hottest varieties are used in homeopathic preparations for stomach ailments. It is also used as a spice as well as a remedy to summer heat, presumably by inducing perspiration in the consumer. In 2009, scientists at India's Defence Research and Development Organisation announced plans to use the chillies in hand grenades, as a non lethal way to flush out terro ...more
Answered by Joseph Chacko, 14 May '10 03:13 am

 
  
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It is 'Portugali mirchi' - Portuguese chilli. Staasha has mentioned in her answer as the chili grown in Goa about half cm in size. This shows that she knows about the chilli or must have seen it. This chilli is dried and the powder is used in 'papads'. It is also used in the curries made of certain variety of fish. Most of the Goans know about this chilli. The chilli is craze among the birds and they target these chillies more than the other varieties. These chillies are very costly and one can see a few being sold in the Panaji market for Rs.5/- or even Rs.10/- per portion of between 30 to 40 of them.
Answered by Francisco, 14 May '10 02:03 am

 
  
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There is a type of Mirchi which is called "OOSI MULAGAI" IN TAMIL. This is a small mirchi but highly spicy. It can cause excessive purging and burning in the stomach, while urinating and also discharging bowels if consumed in excess quantities.
Answered by mr c, 14 May '10 11:13 am

 
  
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Jo muh ko jala ke rakh de wahi teekhi mirchi hai sabse tej..................
Answered by kamal purohit, 14 May '10 07:30 am

 
  
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Intinity chilli
Answered by Rohan, 14 May '10 03:49 am

 
  
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The Infinity chilli which is used as a pepper spray and also, believe it not, to make hand grenades.
Answered by nargis bhambi, 14 May '10 12:43 am

 
  
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Actually it was indian before as name bhut jolokiya from aasaam but not its also not and new record as name of some american chilly....
Answered by krunal modi, 14 May '10 12:29 am

 
  
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It grown in goa
just half cm in size
and its hottest
Answered by staasha, 14 May '10 12:27 am

 
  
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