Proper Name: Bhut Jolokia (ভোট জলকীয়া) Red
Pronunciation: Bahht Zhoe-Luh-Kee-Yahh Red
Other Names: Ghost Pepper, Naga, Death Chilli
Type: Capsicum Chinense/Frutescens (AKA “Assamicum”)
Seed Availablity: Trade Only
Scoville Heat Units: ???
Sauce Strength Rating*: Super Hot – 5/11
Ripe Flavour: Deep, rich, red chilli, savoury, not quite smoky, sometimes displaying hints of citrus.
Green Flavour: ???
Related Peppers: Bhut Jolokia Blood Orange, Bhut Jolokia Chocolate, Bhut Jolokia Peach, Bhut Jolokia White, Bhut Jolokia Yellow, Bhut Jolokia Caramel, Bhut Jolokia Orange Copenhagen, Bhut Jolokia Carbon, Naga Morich, King Naga, Dorset Naga Red, Naga Viper Red, InfiNaga, Jay’s Ghost Scorpion Red, Shabu Shabu
*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.