Dry Red Chilli / Sukhi Lal Mirch
India is the world’s largest producer, consumer and exporter of chilli. Capital investments in cold storage in the chilli growing areas give sustained production and market share for Indian chilli.
Red chillies are grown across India on 792,000 hectares of land in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. The crop is planted in August and September, and harvested in March and April.