Bhut Jolokia Red


Proper Name: Bhut Jolokia (ভোট জলকীয়া) Red

Pronunciation: Bahht Zhoe-luh-kee-yahh Rehd

Other Names: Ghost Pepper, Naga, Death Chilli

Type: Capsicum Chinense/Frutescens (AKA “Assamicum”)

Rarity: Common

Seed Availablity: Trade Only

Scoville Heat Units: ~800K average, 1 Million peak.

Sauce Strength Rating*: Super Hot – 5/11

Colour: Red

Ripe Flavour: Deep, rich, red chilli, savoury, not quite smoky, sometimes displaying hints of citrus.

Green Flavour: Dark green, savoury, bitter and sharp. Somewhat floral.

Products: Grim Reaper Foods‘ 📽️PurgatoryHellraiser Chocolate, Brighton Hot Stuff‘s Armaggeddon & Cauldron, Chilli of the Valley‘s Phwoar Koff and Dai, The Chilli Alchemist‘s 💀Magnum Opus, 💀📽️🔥Purus & 💀Original Melliculus Popping Candy, ChimouliS💀Pineapple Ghost Chilli, Daddy Cool’s Ghost Pepper Extreme, Burning Desire FoodsFive Finger Death Punch, Matt Tangent’s 💀Bang Bang Oil, Warrantman Pepper Co’s 🇺🇸📽️Aggravated Assault, 🇺🇸📽️Homicide & 🇺🇸📽️Arson, Holly & the Ivy‘s Naga Peanut Butter & Red Onion, Sprout & Chilli Chutney, Tom’s Curious Sauces’ 📽️Atomic Bum, 📽️Hydrogen Bum, 📽️🔥Purple Pain & Ghost Pepper, Screaming Chimp‘s Original, Stinger, Chimpotle & 📽️Screamer, Upton Cheyney Chilli Co.’s Roast Garlic & Ginger, Spicy Ninja Sauce’s 🇺🇸D_ _ th S_ r O.G., Crazy B🔥stard’s 📽️Superhot Naga, Chilli Brothers’ Lemon & Lime Syrup and Blueberry Syrup, Pepper Kitchen’s Dangerously Hot Sauce, Doctor Burnorium’s Dark Ginger Beer Psycho Chocolate, Mustard Ghost Psycho Juice, Roasted Garlic Ghost Psycho Juice, 📽️🔥Psycho Nuts & 📽️🔥Ghost Pepper Extreme Psycho Juice, The Ribman’s Holy F🔥🔥k, 🔥Christ on a Bike & 🔥Holy Mother of God, Badgers Artisan Foods’ Mango & Lemon & Reaper, Fire Foods’ Firemite, Fire Garlic, 📽️Spit Roast, 📽️BJ & 📽️Cheese on Ghost, Wiltshire Chilli Farm’s Naga Salt, The Chilli Jam Man’s Bhut Jolokia Jam, 📽️Podfather & 📽️Ginja Ninja Ultra Jams & Bhut Grinder, Rock a Doodle Do’s Pooka, Bitter B🔥stards’ Naga Cocktail Bitters, South Devon Chilli Farm’s Extreme Chilli Jam, Bravado Spice Co.’s Ghost Pepper & Blueberry, Purely Pickled Eggs’ Ghost Pepper Eggs, Hot-Headz’ Naga Mustard, Satan’s Sweat & Apple Chipotle Bourbon BBQ, Meat Lust’s Ghost Chilli Sauce, Ashley Foods’ 📽️🔥Mad Dog Gold, Morrisons’ Ghost Chilli Sauce, Shahnaz Food Products’ Mr Naga, Devon Chilli Man’s Death at the Crimson Altar, Blazing Foods’ 💀🔥📽️Death Nuts V1 & 🔥📽️V2, Mr. Vikki’s Nana Naga, Dr Burnorium’s 📽️Psycho Corn & 📽️XXX Hot Ghost, The Unusual Chutney Company’s Fiendfyre, South Church Salt Co’s 🇺🇸📽️Ghost Pepper Salt, Chilli Seed Bank’s 📽️“World’s Hottest” Corn Chips, Prices Spices’ Raspberry Ghost Chocolate

Recipes: Peppered Mince Pies, Naga Peanut Butter Cookies, Lamb & Blueberry Vindaloo, Fiery Gingerbread, Salted, Spiced & Caramelised White Chocolate, Extreme Mapo Tofu, Caramelised White Hot Chocolate

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 Red, Bengal Naga Red, King Naga, Dorset Naga Red, Naga Viper Red, InfiNaga, Jay’s Ghost Scorpion Red, Shabu Shabu, Bhut de Neyde

You may also enjoy: Habanero Caribbean Red Hot, Habanero Savina Red, Habanero Paper Lantern

*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.