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e Bhut Jolokia rated at more than one million Scoville heat units on the scale used to measure the heat of chilli is dried and soaked in alcohol to intensify the heat.
The heat of a pepper is measured in Scoville Heat Units.
To give you an idea of what we're dealing with, the heat of chili peppers is measured in Scoville heat units (SHU), named after Wilber Scoville, a pharmacist who came up with the test method more than a century ago.
1 million on the Scoville heat unit (SHU) scale, a measure of spiciness, compared with the jalapeno's mere 5,000.
The chillies with the highest rating on the Scoville Scale exceed one million Scoville heat units (SHU).
The number of Scoville heat units indicates the amount of capsaicin present.
At approximately one million Scoville Heat Units, Bhut Jolokias are 100 times hotter than jalapeno peppers.
The Polash Restaurant in Shoebury has made the Polash Meltdown - which measures more than 1 million on the Scoville Heat Units scale - to celebrate its 30th birthday.