- Quality & characteristics: – The chilli fruit is empty with numerous seeds. Pungency varies in different varieties. Red Chillies get their colour from a coloring compound called capsanthin and have a hot, pungent taste due to a substance called capsaicin. Chillies are available in Green, orange, white, yellow, red color, Short and squatty to long, thin and tapered in shape and 7.5 to 10 cm in size.
- Varieties: – Agni Rekha, Volcano, Tapan, Savitri, Bela, NS991, Balwant, Green Wonder, CCS-I
- Season: – It is available in July-October, October-march