Chilli is the dried ripe fruit of the genus Capsicum. Capsicum annuum is an annual sub –shrub, the flowers of which are borne singly and fruits usually pendent, which provide red peppers, cayenne, paprika and chillies and sweet pepper (bell pepper) a mild form with large inflated fruits.


Capsicum frutescence is a perennial chilly with small sized pods which are highly pungent. It is commonly known as ‘bird chilly’ and ‘Tabasco’. Dry chilly is extensively used as spice in curried dishes. It is also used as an ingredient in curry powder and in seasonings. Bird chilly is used in making hot sauces as pepper sauce and Tabsco sauce. As a medicine it is used as an counter irritant in Lumbago, Neuralgia, and Rheumatic disorders. Capsicum has a tonic and carminative action. Taken inordinately it may cause gastro-enteritis. The enzyme isolated from chilly is used in the treatment of certain type of cancers. Oleoresin capsicum is used in pain balms and vaporubs. Dehydrated green chilly is a good source of vitamin ‘c’.


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Specifications


Kinds Sanam S4
Teja S17
Bydagi
Wrinkle 273
Wonderhot
Endam 5, US 341, Super 10
S 12
Type NEW CROP and AC
Whole Chilli with Stem and Stemless
Color Bright Red
Length as per Grade
Pods without stalk 8% max
Moisture 12% max
Foreign material 2% max
Broken chillies 7% max
Loose seeds 2% max
Damaged and discoloured pods 6% max
Packing New thin jute bags in 5/10/25/50 Kgs