Bhut Jolokia Murgh or Ghost pepper chicken curry is a spicy side dish recipe made with chicken and seasoned with the hottest chillies found yet- the ghost peppers. Though it is a simple preparation of the recipe, watch out while adding the bhut jolokia since this chili grown in East India is the spiciest of all chilies. Serve Bhut Jolokia Murgh recipe as a side dish with steamed rice and naan for lunch.
The Bhut jolokia, also known as ghost pepper, ghost chili, U-morok, red naga, naga jolokia and ghost jolokia, is an interspecific hybrid chili pepper cultivated in the Indian states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland and Manipur. It is a hybrid of Capsicum chinense and Capsicum frutescens and is closely related to the Naga morich of Bangladesh. (Wiki)
Bhut jolokia is used as a food and a spice, as well as a remedy to summer heat. It is used in both fresh and dried forms, to “heat up” curries, pickles and chutneys. It is popularly used in combination with pork or dried or fermented fish. In northeastern India, the peppers are smeared on fences or incorporated in smoke bombs as a safety precaution to keep wild elephants at a distance. The pepper’s intense heat makes it a fixture in competitive chili pepper eating.