Chilli is a fruit which belongs to the Capsicum genus. It has many varieties which are differentiated on its pungency measured on Scoville Scale. Chilli fruit when ripened and dried becomes red chilli, which is further grounded to form red chilli powder. These are categorized as hot pepper. Red chilli became famous all around the world because of its characteristics like pungency, taste and flavour matched black pepper, which was very expensive during old times and thus it became one of the most important and integral spices.