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teja s17

ProductDried Teja/S17 Chilli
HS Code09042219
With Stem, Stemless and Stem Cut 
Packing10/20/25 Kgs Jute/HDPE/PP Bag or Customized
Loading07 MTS (20 FT), 14 MTS (40FT)
AromaStrong Spicy 
65000-80000 (0.41-0.50%) 
40-60 ASTA (Red to Bright Red)
Size5 – 6 cm Long
Shelf life1 Year in 5°C - 12°C Storage at Dry Place


      Chilies are used as an essential ingredient in several spicy foods across multiple cuisines. Because of its highest priority among the spices, chilies are called the queen of spices. In general, chilies are the dried ripe fruit of the genus Capsicum annuum. It is used in various foods as ingredients, viz., vegetarian and non-vegetarian curries, fried items, and fast foods. Among different varieties of chili peppers, the Teja S17, Byadgi, Sannam S4/S10, 273 Wrinkle have the fieriest hotness. Along with improved taste, these Capsaicin peppers have excellent medical usages and remedies; hence, it is also utilized in the health sector.

        Teja chili pepper is among the most preferred chili varieties, having an overwhelming demand in international and domestic markets. Teja chili is also known as Super 17 or S17. It is considered to be one of the hottest chilies in India. It is mainly grown in the states of southern India, viz., Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka. Due to its fierce hot eye-watering peppery flavor, rich aroma, and tingling taste, the dried red Teja chili variant is famous among the spice lovers across the world. It has a second place in terms of production quantity, next to Sannam chili in India. The pungency value of S17 chili lies between 65,000 SHU – 80,000 SHU. The length of the fully grown Teja Red Chili ranges within 5-6 cms (stemless) and has the color value of 40-60 ASTA. The fresh chilies are plucked and cleaned manually by the worker. Further, The dried form of fresh Teja S17 Red Chili is prepared by naturally drying it under the sun. Thereafter, the impurities like yellow and white chilies, off/small size chilies, broken/damaged chilies, and plant leaves, etc., are removed by a manual grading process. In Stemless Teja S17 chilies, the steam of chili is detached by hands only. Depending on the presence of a stem, this variant is known as Teja with stem or Teja without stem. While in the stem-cut Teja variant, the stem is removed with an automatic cutting machine. These chili variants are mainly applied directly for cooking or can also be converted into Flakes or Powder form. This S17 chili helps immensely to improve the taste, aroma, with pleasant reddish visuals of the cooked food.

      The Sky Agri Export (SAE) is one of the leading manufacturer, supplier, and exporter of red chilies from India. Anyone looking for the hottest chili pepper products in India or abroad can contact us. Furthermore, the company is flexible for customized requirements in terms of quality and different variants i.e., with the stem, and Stemless, stem cut. The Teja S17 red chilies are heavily demanded by China, Vietnam, Thailand, the Middle East, North America, European Counties, and Russia. SAE can supply at bulk quantity within a specified timeline through a smooth export mechanism.

Health/Medical benefits of Teja S17 chilies in day to day consumption

The Capsaicinoids compound available in the dried red Teja chilies can relieve the heartburn among the peoples having issues of acid reflux.

The Capsaicin present in dry S17 chili helps the person having constipation symptoms and improves the acidity condition in the digestive tract.

The Teja chili pepper is packed with multiple antioxidants, viz., vitamin A, flavonoids, alpha- and beta-carotene, lutein. These constituents help to fight against free radicals and prevent many diseases. Vitamin A improves the health of the mucous membrane.

Taking the hot Teja red chili in daily diets helps to intake the alkaloid compound, capsaicin that acts as an anti-bacterial, anti-diabetic, analgesic, and anti-cancer.

The presence of Vitamin A and vitamin C in the S17 chili peppers are vital in enhancing our immunity to fight against multiple viral, microbial infections and illnesses.

The Teja red chili flakes have a variety of minerals, viz., potassium, manganese, iron, magnesium, etc. that help to maintain good heart rate and blood pressure.

Powdered Teja chili is a good source of copper and iron minerals, which heightens in the formation of new blood cells and assist in treating symptoms of anemia and fatigue.

Culinary uses of Teja red chilies

The red Teja chilies are used in various food preparations, like hot and sour soups, chili sauces, curries and gravies, hamburgers, and other meat products.

The Teja chilies powder is mostly applied to prepare spicy specialty fast foods, viz., pizzas, burgers, chips, fries, vada, roasted/baked snacks, etc.

The dried S17 chili is popularly used in liquid soup appetizers, salads, starters like fried chicken, paneer tikka, seafood, and in the preparation of pickles and chutneys.

The Teja Chilli Powder variants can be universally applied in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian curries and fried vegetables.

The crushed flakes or the pieces of Teja S17 chili can be sprinkled over to spice up the boiled/steamed or half-cooked foods like momos, noodles, steamed prawns, etc.

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