List of the Hottest Peppers in the World

List of the Hottest Peppers in the World


Chiles are members of the Capsicum genus, which is part of the Solanaceae or nightshade family. Chiles are indigenous to Central America and have been used for thousands of years in cooking. The Scoville scale measures the heat level of chiles with a rating from 0 to around 3 million on average, but some have been found as hot as 5 million. Chile peppers range in color from green to yellow/orange to red/purple depending on their maturity. As far as hot peppers are concerned, there are many different varieties to choose from. In order to decide which pepper suits your tastes the best, it’s important to know a bit about each type of pepper out there. A few of the most common types of chiles include jalapenos, Trinidad scorpions, and habaneros. Also called Scotch bonnets or just bonnets in countries where Scotch is not commonly drunk, these peppers fall into one of two categories.

List of hottest peppers

Peppers are commonly used as spices, food additives, or medicine. Hot peppers are often added to dishes for their spiciness or flavor. There are many different types of chili peppers, with over 500 names. Thousands of different combinations exist. The following is a list of hottest peppers known as chili peppers, measured by their Scoville scale rating, which is a measure of capsaicin concentration. 

  • Carolina Reaper
  • Trinidad Moruga Scorpion
  • 7 Pot Douglah 
  • 7 Pot Primo
  • Trinidad Scorpion
  • Naga Viper
  • Ghost Pepper (Bhut Jolokia)
  • 7 Pot Barrackpore 

Pimento seeds

Pimento seeds are one of the most essential spices in Trinidadian cuisine. The main ingredient in pepper sauce,pimento seeds contribute to the unique flavor of island dishes like roti, doubles, and rondón. Pimentos are also used medicinally throughout the Caribbean to relieve sore throats, stomach aches, skin irritations, and indigestion. There are several things that you should consider when trying to grow pimento seeds. The first thing you have to do is ensure that the seedlings are kept at a good temperature. Once they are strong enough, then you can plant them in an area with plenty of sunlight and fresh air. Pimento plants love warm weather so this is very important.

 Purple ufo pepper

The purple ufo pepper is one of the hottest peppers in the world.  It has a sweet flavor with only a hint of heat.  The purple color intensifies when cooked, so it’s great to use in stir-fries or other recipes that include cooking oil. This variety is also known as the Carolina Reaper or ufo pepper. On the surface, purple ufo peppers seem like a novelty item – but can you imagine adding their unique flavor to your kitchen repertoire? You may have read about these peppers in the news. Not only are they naturally purple, but their flavor is also described as fruity and spicy. In other words, they’re great on burgers or as a pizza topping. In fact, this pepper isn’t new at all – it’s been cultivated for hundreds of years in Central America and Mexico. 


The hottest peppers in the world are either super hot or have a lot of heat, but not all pepper are created equal. Some are hotter than others. The question is, how do you decide which is the hottest? There are many different ways to determine what makes a pepper hot.

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