English Name: Red Chilli
Arabic Name: فلفل أحمر (Filfil Ahmar)
Chinese Name: 红辣椒 (Hóng Là Jiāo)
Spanish Name: Chile Rojo Japanese Name: 赤唐辛子 (Aka Tōgarashi)

Origin: Red chilli is derived from various cultivars of Capsicum annuum, a plant species belonging to the Solanaceae family. It is widely cultivated in many regions around the world, including India, Mexico, China, Spain, and Thailand.

Growing Areas: Red chillies are grown in different regions depending on the variety and desired characteristics. Some major producers include India (Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Maharashtra), Mexico (Chihuahua and Oaxaca), China (Guizhou and Sichuan), Spain (Murcia and Andalusia), and Thailand.

Harvest Season: The harvest season for red chillies varies based on the specific variety and growing region. In general, chillies are harvested when they reach full maturity and develop their characteristic red color. The harvesting period can range from summer to autumn, depending on the location.


  • Heat Level: Red chillies can vary in terms of heat intensity, ranging from mild to extremely hot. The level of spiciness is determined by the presence of capsaicin, the compound responsible for the fiery sensation.
  • Flavor Profile: Red chillies offer a unique flavor profile with a combination of heat, pungency, and fruity undertones. The taste can be slightly sweet or tangy, depending on the variety.
  • Color: As the name suggests, red chillies are known for their vibrant red color. However, there can be variations in shades and hues, ranging from bright red to deep crimson.

Grades and Qualities:

  • Red chillies are classified based on their size, shape, and heat level. Some common grades and qualities include:
    • Whole Red Chillies: These are whole dried chillies with intact stems. They are often used for tempering, grinding into powders, or infusing in cooking oils.
    • Red Chilli Powder: Dried red chillies are ground into a fine powder, which is widely used as a spice in various cuisines. The heat level and flavor can vary based on the type of chilli used.
    • Crushed Red Chillies: Dried red chillies are crushed into smaller flakes or pieces, commonly used as a garnish or for adding heat and flavor to dishes.

CHILLY POWDER is one of our major export contributors. we have a tie-up with a decades-old reliable grinder in the producing centre at BYADGI that allows us to offer 100% pure, natural Chilly Powder of various pungency, color & fineness.
We also offer WHOLE Chilly from different regions in STEMLESS as well as WITH STEM varities.

BIRDS EYE CHILLI(DHANI) is Blood red in colour,highly pungent Grown in Mizoram & some areas of Manipur. It has ASTA Color valur of 41.7 and Capsaicine-0.589% . Harvest is in -October to December

BYADAGI(KADDI) is Red in colour with less pungency or without pungency . ASTA colour value-159.9 Capsaicine-Negligible .Harvesting season-January to May

GUNTUR SANNAM-S4 TYPE is Skin thick,hot and red ASTA colour value- 32.11 Capsaicine-0.226% Grown in Andhra Pradesh Harvesting season – December to May

HINDPUR-S7 Grown in Hindpur in Andhra Pradesh.Red in colour,hot and highly pungent.Harvesting season- December to March Capsaicine-0.24 ASTA colour value- 33.00


  • Culinary Uses: Red chillies are a staple ingredient in many cuisines around the world. They add heat, spiciness, and depth of flavor to a wide range of dishes, including curries, stir-fries, sauces, soups, marinades, and salsas. Red chilli powder is a popular spice for seasoning and enhancing the taste of various recipes.
  • Medicinal Properties: Red chillies contain capsaicin, which has been associated with several health benefits. It is believed to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and pain-relieving properties. Red chillies are also known to boost metabolism and aid digestion.

Adulteration: Adulteration of red chillies can occur with low-quality or substitute ingredients. Common adulterants include the addition of cheaper spices, artificial colorants, or fillers. It is important to source red chillies from trusted suppliers to ensure purity and authenticity.

Price Trends: Red chilli prices can be influenced by factors such as crop yield, demand, market conditions, and quality. Seasonal variations, including availability and harvest conditions, may also impact prices. Stay updated with market trends to gauge price movements and make informed decisions.