Teja Mirchi


Proper Name: Teja Mirchi

Pronunciation: ???

Other Names: Indian Cayenne*, Guntur Chilli*

Type: Capsicum Annuum (Longum subtype)

Rarity: Uncommon

Seed Availablity: Trade Only

Scoville Heat Units: 50K – 170K SHU

Sauce Strength Rating**: Medium – 3.5/11

Colour: Red

Ripe Flavour: A dry-tasting, somewhat bitter, red pepper with woody notes.

Green Flavour: ???

Products: Haskhell’s Pineapple Curry

Recipes: ???

Related Peppers: Cayenne Red

You may also enjoy: Tepin Colarado, De Árbol, Kanthari Mulaku Red, Satan’s Kiss 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.