Proper Name: Bhut Jolokia (ভোট জলকীয়া) Purple
Pronunciation: Bahht Zhoe-luh-kee-yahh Per-pul
Other Names: Purple Ghost Pepper, Purple Naga
Type: Capsicum Chinense/Frutescens (AKA “Assamicum”)
Seed Availablity: Unavailable
Scoville Heat Units: ???
Sauce Strength Rating*: Extra Hot – 4.5/11
Colour: Green and purple, ripening to red
Ripe Flavour: ???
Purple Flavour: Light green chilli flavour, somewhat bitter but not overly so, not much else.
Related Peppers: Bhut Jolokia Blood Orange, Bhut Jolokia Red, Bhut Jolokia Chocolate, Bhut Jolokia Peach, Bhut Jolokia White, Bhut Jolokia Yellow, Bhut Jolokia Caramel, Bhut Jolokia Orange Copenhagen, Naga Morich Red, King Naga, Dorset Naga Red
You may also enjoy: Habanero Caribbean Red Hot, Habanero Savina Red, Naga Viper Purple, Jay’s Ghost Scorpion Purple
*This value represents the heat rating that I would expect to give to a sauce using this pepper as its main ingredient. Other ingredients or particularly high purity may result in a slightly stronger sauce, while lower concentrations will yeild a weaker one and other products may vary.