It is a well-known fact that India is the largest chilli producer and exporter in the world and one of the core places of chilli production in the country is Guntur that lies in Andhra Pradesh, in the southern belt of India. Chilles is also known as Capsicum, Red Pepper, Paprika depending upon the species and variety and also the manner in which it is prepared and used. Chilli is used as an essential condiment in foods for its pungency and red colour. Besides these properties chilli is a rich source of Vitamin A, C & E and has certain medicinal properties.
The India Dry Red Chillies have good demand world-wide and is majorly exported to China, USA, Mexico, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Middle East, UK and other countries
We deal with all the varieties of Guntur Origin Dry Red Chillies and have our own Godown and Processing Centres in Guntur. We can offer with stem, stemless and stemcut variants.Varieties of Chillies available with us :
Teja or S-17 is the most hottest and widely demanded chilli in the global market. This is predominantly grown in southern states of India. The fertile soil and guntur mirchi market nearby led to popularity of this variety world wide. It is known for its fiery hot peppery flavor and rich aroma and used in preparation of red chilli powder, stir-fry, soups, stews and variety of cuisines. Teja is also used in extraction Oleoresin and Capsaicin.
Appearance and Characteristics - Bright Red Color, Thin Skin & Fiery hot.
Color Value: 50 ASTA – 80 ASTA
Pungency: 65,000 SHU – 1,00,000 SHU
Capsaicin Percentage: 0.589 %
Popularly called as Guntur Sannam/Sannam S4 or 334, this is hot, medium sized and bright red colored chilli highly in demand because of its mouthwatering aroma, flavor and medium pungency and has good demand in the International Market. It is mainly produced in the regions of Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. However, the best of Sannam chilli is produced in Guntur region of Andhra Pradesh. This chilli is widely used in Indian, Chinese, European, Mexican and Japanese cuisines.
Appearance and Characteristics - Bright Red Color, Thin Skin & Medium Hot.
Color Value: 40 ASTA – 55 ASTA
Pungency: 18,000 SHU – 35,000 SHU
This is predominantly grown in Guntur, Kurnool, Prakasam districts of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka State in India. Widely known as Byadgi Chilli, this is having sub-varieties 355 Byadgi and Sygenta Byadgi. It is majorly exported to Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia.
Byadgi Chilli is physically larger in size, brighter red in colour, full of wrinkles and less spicy. It is widely used in Cuisines and nail polish industry by extracting colour from Byadgi Chilli.
Appearance and Characteristics - Pinkish, Dark Red Color & Less Hot.
Color Value: 90 - 100
Pungency: 8,000 - 16,000 SHUSygenta Byadgi
Appearance and Characteristics - Dark Red Color & Less Hot.
Color Value: 90 ASTA – 120 ASTA
Pungency: 23,000 - 30,000 SHU
Another variant of red chillies produced in Guntur region of Andhra Pradesh is 273 Wrinkle chilli which is renowned globally and exported to countries like Asia, Canada, and Europe. This bright red colored chilli contains lesser seeds gives a deep red colour when grounded into powder. It is used in Indian and International Cuisines.
Appearance and Characteristics - Bright Red Color and Hot
Color Value: 60 ASTA- 80 ASTA
Pungency: 12,00 SHU – 20,000 SHU
Popularly known as Indem- 5, US- 5 and Endo 5 Chilli, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra are the major producers of Indo 5 red chilli in India. This chilly is medium in size, has a thick skin and high heat value. It is used in making of chilli powder and also in various cuisines. The pungent flavor of ENDO-5 Dried Red Chilli enhances the taste of food.
Appearance and Characteristics - Dark Red Color and Hot.
Color Value: 60 ASTA – 80 ASTA
Pungency: 35,000 SHU – 55,000 SHU
341 is a unique hybrid seed processed from special varieties of hot and colorful Indian red chillies (With Pungency & Good Colour). 341 chillies are bigger in size with thicker skin, high heat value and dark red in colour. This is predominantly grown in Guntur of Andhra Pradesh in India. 341 Red chilli is mainly used for making Red Chilli Powder and for cooking in cuisines.
Appearance and Characteristics - Dark Red Color, Thick Skin & Hot.
Color Value: 100 ASTA – 120 ASTA
Pungency: 25,000 SHU - 45,000 SHU
|Commodity||Whole Dry Red Chilli|
|Origin||Guntur (Andhra Pradesh), India|
|Quality grades||Deluxe, Best, Medium Best and Medium.|
|Color||Deeep Red, Bright Red, Orangish Red|
|Sizes:||5 – 7 cm, 8-10 cm, 10-12 cm, 12 cm & above|
|Stem||With stem, stemless & stemcut|
|Color (ASTA)||Guntur Sananm 334 (S4/S10) – 40 to 55
S17 Teja – 50 to 80
Sygenta Bydagi – 90 to 120
355 Bydagi – 90 to 100
273 Wrinkle – 60 to 80
|Pungency / Heat Value (SHU)||Guntur Sananm 334 (S4/S10) – 18,000 – 35,000
S17 Teja – 65,000 to 1,00,000
Sygenta Bydagi – 23,000 to 30,000
355 Bydagi – 8,000 – 16,000
273 Wrinkle – 12,000 – 20,000
|Broken Chillies||Less than 3%|
|Loose Seeds||Less than 2 %|
|Foreign Material||Less than 1%|
|Damaged & Dis-coloured Pods||2% maximum|
|Moisture||11 – 12 %|
|Mode of Drying||Sun Drying|
|Sudan I, II, III, & IV||Nil|