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Capsicum frutescens

(Common Name:- Cayenne Pepper)

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It is been largely grown in India, east Africa, Mexico, and the United States. And now it is also cultivated in most of the tropical and sub-tropical parts of the world.

Cayenne pepper is prepared from various seeds and pods of various types of chilli. The capsicums used are small fruited varieties i.e. thin seed pods up to 12 cm long and 2.5 cm in diameter.

Cayenne is made from ripened fruit varying from red to yellow. It is hot, pungent and aromatic in flavor

Cayenne Pepper

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