Khola Chilli (Canacona Chilli)

The most famous chilli of Goa is the bright red Khola chilli that grows exclusively on the hill slopes of Canacona taluka in the district of South Goa. Also known as Canacona chilli, this variety derives its name from the mountain village Khola where it is grown.   According to historians, chillies were introduced in... Continue Reading →

Harmal Chilli of Goa

The famed Harmal chilli derives its name from the area of cultivation, Harmal which is a coastal village in the Pernem taluk in North Goa district. Elders in the village say that this chilli has been grown extensively in the traditional way for about 150 - 200 years. Each and every household is in some... Continue Reading →

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