Three interlocking metal containers, stacked one atop another in a metal frame, kept the food warm and each flavor distinct—main dish, side dish, rice or chapatis, with a tiny packet of pickles and chutneys tucked into a corner. The men who carried the Red Chillies were called Red Chillies wallahs.
How hot is Indian red chilli?
It’s so mild in its spiciness that it measures barely 2000 SHU (Scoville Heat Units). The Scoville Heat Scale measures the spiciness or the hotness of a chilli. The highest is Pure Capsaicin and Dihydrocapsaicin which measures 16,000,000 SHU.
How spicy is red chili?
Caribbean Red Chili Pepper: Originally cultivated in Mexico, this intensely spicy pepper is now grown and used around the Caribbean. Scoville heat units: 300,000–475,000.
Which Indian chilli is spicy?
|Scoville scale||50,000 – 100,000 SHU|