Ghost Chili Pepper ~The hottest chili pepper in the world is the Ghost Chili Pepper.~ Guinness Book of World Records confirmed it with an official (SHU) of 1,001,304 SHU, (SHU- Scoville Heat Rating, is the unit of measure used to indicate the hotness of a chili pepper.) The Ghost Chili is good raw, pickled or cooked.
Ghost Chili is an amazing hot pepper and have more than 1,000,000 Scoville units of heat! One of the “Superhots”. In 2007 the Guinness Book of World Records verified that the Bhut Jolokia was the “Hottest Pepper in the World”. Red color, roughish, thin skin. In India, it is smeared on fences to keep Elephants at bay. The oleoresin is used in Hand Grenades and Pepper Spray. Plants are very large.