Sirarakhong Chilli – Manipur


GI APPLICANT NAME : Manipur Organic Mission Agency (MOMA)

Sirarakhong village is known for unique red chillies, over 8 inches in length packed with fantastic source of antioxidants and also the source of economic sustenance to the village. Chillies are harvested, sun dried and heat smoked before powdering.

The nearly nine-inch Sirarakhong chilli has a high demand both inside and outside the state for its deep red colour and special taste. Its cultivation serves as the main source of income for residents of Tangkhul Naga-dominated Sirarakong village, nestled on the mountainous range.

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