India is one such country which is rich in many things but the thing which remains at the top of this list is spices. Different types of spices don’t just give a rich color to these dishes but also adds up to the exclusive taste of them. If all of this made you feel like you are capable to gulp down any spicy dish here then let me warn you that these are not some ordinary dishes made up of some local spices. They contain some very unique ingredients that will make the color of your face and ears similar to the spicy red chili.
Now if you still brave enough to read further, make sure that you are prepared for the consequences of them. Here’s the list of the spiciest dishes in India which you should try if your tongue is adapted to the extreme spicy conditions.
Bhut Jolokia curry
In 2007, Guinness world record stated that Bhut Jolokia is the spiciest chili in the world. It is about 400 times hotter than Tabasco sauce which might be the reason why it is also called ghost chili. Well, it would be no wonder if the Bhut Jolokia curry makes all the ghosts of your body fly from its hotness.
Another dish made up of Bhut Jolokia. You would be able to estimate the hotness of the dish if you just see it getting prepared. Hence, don’t get shocked when the chefs put on gas masks in the kitchen because you would know that the dish is Phaal curry.
All I can say about it is that the older it gets, the better it gets or spicy when we are talking in that concern. With time, the pork absorbs the marination of the chilies. This Goan dish will satiate every craving of yours for the spicy food as well as pork if you must. The pieces of pork will aggressively release all its flavors as soon as you put them in your mouth.
The dish contains 65 chili peppers prepared by an enterpriser hotelier, a legend says. Another legend says that the dish was on the 65th number on the menu at a military canteen in South India. There are several beliefs that justify the name of the dish. While the real origin of the dish is quite uncertain, one thing is for sure that it will give you sweaty brows, red ears, and a troubled tongue.
Aandhra chili chicken
Now that we are talking about chili, here’s the real deal. You will get spiciness at its best in and out here. Before preparing the dish, the chicken is fed with so many spicy chilies that it dies from it. And after that, it is marinated and stewed in green bean stew glue. It doesn’t come as a surprising fact that Andhra is the biggest maker of green chilies in India.
Non-veg lovers, gather around because this is one such dish that is made for you. Kolhapur, Maharashtra is quite popular for its wide variety of spices and hot curries. And from all these spices comes out Kolhapuri chicken being the spiciest dish of them all. Chicken marinated in cloves, dried red chilies, and garlic paste is cooked in a coconut curry. So now, let the fire inside you begin from here.
Doesn’t the mere name of the dish gets your mouth all drooling and your tongue craving for such a spicy treat? This Rajasthani dish made up of pure spicy chilies and fiery mutton curry is so delicious that I bet you won’t be able to resist them. Well, prepare your taste buds because the taste of this dish will not leave your mouth ever.
Saoji Chicken curry
Before you dig into this dish make sure that you and your mouth are actually prepared for its consequences. The chicken curry comprising the hottest chilies you can think of will give you such experience that your tongue won’t be able to forget ever. Apparently, the dish is originated from one of the hottest city of India, Nagpur.
Do not go by its name, while you are digging into the dish, it will take away all your ‘kozhi-ness’. Standing in the position of being the spiciest curry in India, it will just relish all your hunger pangs giving you a long-lasting experience. The dish comes from the Syrian Catholic community of Kerala.
Vegetarians, do you think we have missed vegetarian dishes? Absolutely not. Piro Aloo is originally a dish from Nepal but with time it has grown a unique significance in India too. It somewhat resembles the famous Indian dish Dum Aloo but don’t relax by this fact because it is 10 times spicier comparatively to its other half. It is usually eaten with chapati or fulka usually.
It is not at all possible that fish is missed from the league. Here’s the dish for all the fish lovers. Shutki is a dry fish which have a bit unpleasant smell when it is unprepared. But if you make peace with the smell you will then enter the world of a delicious and spicy dish, Shutki Maach.
You are not qualified for a spicy food lover if you haven’t heard about this dish. Misal Pav is a very popular roadside dish from Maharashtra. Missal is a spicy curry made up from Moth beans and heavenly taste and Pav is an Indian bread which is eaten along with it. The dish is so mouthwatering that it should be on the bucket list of every foodie out there.
Stuffed pepper is a very cozy dish for all children and adult but it is not that cozy if the pepper is a spicy dainty. Get the delicious stuffing spooned out and put it into your mouth, obviously, the spices would kick in but your tongue will thank you a million times to have it meet with such an amazing delicacy.
Bean stew beef
You cannot finish the dish without feeling the scorching heat in every part of your body. When you have the dish, it will feel like a devil is taking away everything along with it inside your stomach. Beef lovers! Here’s the dish for you to put on your bucket list if you are willing to have a zingy spicy experience.
Searing sheep meatball swimming the red-hot curry which possesses different flavors in an exceptional way. The meat is finely hand-beat with colossal wooden mallets on a strong wood base. The divinely delicious dish is eaten with freshly prepared naan and steaming hot jeera rice.
At the end of it, I would like to add up some information that might come handy for you in such conditions. Honey and milk are the best things to have to cool down your burning hot mouth if you think to quit on any of the above dishes. To all the spicy daredevils, all the best for your spice journey.