Proper Name: Teja Mirchi
Other Names: Indian Cayenne*, Guntur Chilli*
Type: Capsicum Annuum (Longum subtype)
Seed Availablity: Trade Only
Scoville Heat Units: 50K – 170K SHU
Sauce Strength Rating**: Medium – 3.5/11
Ripe Flavour: A dry-tasting, somewhat bitter, red pepper with woody notes.
Green Flavour: ???
Products: Haskhell’s Pineapple Curry
Related Peppers: Cayenne Red
*These names each refer to more than one pepper. Click it them more info.
**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.