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Herbs & Spices
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BIRDS EYE CHILLI (DHANI)
Grown in Mizoram & some areas of Manipur.
Blood red in colour, highly pungent
Harvesting season - October to December
Available in Calcutta market.
ASTA colour value - 41.7.
Capsaicine - 0.589%.

BYADAGI (KADDI)
Grown in Dharwar Karnataka
Red in colour with less pungency
or without pungency
Harvesting season - January to May
Annual Production - 21,000 tonnes
Available in Hubli-Dharwad markets
ASTA colour value - 159.9
Capsaicine - Negligible.

 
ELLACHIPUR SANNAM-S4 TYPE
Grown in Amaravathi District of Maharashtra
Reddish in colour and very hot
Annual production - 1800 tonnes
Harvesting season - September to December
Available in Bombay, Delhi, Ahemedabad and Nagpur
ASTA colour value - 70.40
Capsaicine - 0.2%

GUNTUR SANNAM-S4 TYPE
Grown in Guntur, Warangal, Khammam Districts of Andhra Pradesh
Skin thick, hot and red
Harvesting season - December to May
Annual production - 2,80,000 tonnes
Available in Guntur market
ASTA colour value - 32.11
Capsaicine - 0.226% 

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

JWALA
Grown in Kheda, Mehsana & in South Gujarat
Highly pungent, light red in colour, short and the seeds are compact
Harvesting season - September to December
Available in Unjha market
Capsaicine - 0.4%

 
KANTHARI-WHITE
Grown in Kerala & some parts of Tamil Nadu
Short and ivory white in colour with high pungency
Mainly grown as a homestead crop
Available in the markets throughout the year
ASTA colour value - 2.96
Capsaicine - 0.504%

KASHMIR CHILLI
Grown in temperate regions such as Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and also in sub-tropical regions of North India during winter season
Long, fleshy, deep red in colour
Harvesting season - November to February
Available in major markets of North India
ASTA colour value - 54.10
Capsaicine - 0.325%

MADHYA PRADESH G.T. SANNAM
Grown in Indore, Malkapur Chikli and Elachpur areas of Madhya Pradesh
Red in colour and pungent
Harvesting season - January to March
Annual Production - 7500 tonnes
Available in major markets of Madhya Pradesh.