Chillies show more or less the same aroma components as paprika, but their content in capsaicin (the amide of 3-hydroxy 2 methoxy benzylamine with 8-methyl-6-noneneoic acid) and related compounds.An indispensable and probably the most popular culinary spice in the world, chilly, has a pungent flavor. India is the largest exporter of this widely used spice.
Scientific Name:
Capsicum Annuum / Capsicum Frutescen

Family Name:
Capsicum frutescens L.

Commercial part:
Solanaceae Green as well as ripe and dried pod (Fruit)

Name in international languages:

Spanish Pimenton Italian Peperone
French Puvre de Guinee Portuguese Pimento
German Paprika Russian Struchkovy pyeret
Swedish Japanese Togarashi
Arabic Filfil Ahmar Chinese Hesiung Yali chiao
Dutch Spaanse Peper Hindi Lal-Mirch

The chilli plant is bush-like, grows up to about 0.6m and bears white flowers that produce fruits in a variety of sizes, colours and shapes. The plants grow at altitudes from sea level to 1,800 m above MSL in the tropics. Their pungency is influenced by several factors, such as high night temperatures and drought or over-watering.

Varieties and Grades Indian of Chillies:
The highly pungent ‘Sannam’ and the mildly pungent ‘Mundu’ Chilies are internationally popular varieties. India also offers ‘Gospurea’ Chillies and ‘Byadgi’ Chillies grown in Dharwad district of Karnataka and ‘Tomato’ Chillies grown in Warangal. Andhra Pradesh Chillies have high colour value.

Chillies come as whole, with or without stalks, fresh, dried and ground Chillies as chilly powder, dried crushed Chillies for Pizza, Oils and Oleoresins.

Uses & Application:
The hot spice. From the capsicum family chillies are used to add the spicy taste to any food. It helps in digestion and is consumed as a tonic. 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.


  • Chilly Whole without Stem
  • Chilly Whole with Stem
  • Chilly Powder Hot
  • Chilly Powder Mild
  • Chilly Powder Kashmiri
  • Crushed Chilly (Pizza)

Packaging Details:

  • 25 Kg, 40 Kg & 50 Kg New Jute / Gunny Bags with or without inner bag / poly lined.
  • 25 Kg & 50 Kg Poly Propylene (PP) Bags
  • Or as per customers specification / requirement.