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Assam Toddler likes Bhut Jolokia

A 17-month-old toddler in Assam happily devours the locally available scorching Bhut Jolokia, recognized by the Guinness World Records as the hottest chilli on earth. The parents of Jayanta Lahan of Romai village in Dibrugarh say the child gleefully munches a handful of Bhut Jolokia, the world's hottest chilli, without batting an eyelid. 'Yesterday (Monday), he ate some 50 Bhut Jolokias in about three to four hours without showing any signs of tears or burning sensation in his stomach,' the child's father Ritul| The child, nicknamed Johnny, became hooked onto chillies when he was just about eight-months-old.
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Mukund Holkar's picture

wish to taste the real hot chilli for an experience. any Bhut Joloika / Naga chilli suppliers pl. contact.
Bert's picture

Some people have a 'genetic' immunity to the burning sensation of capsaicin, the chemical responsible for chilli 'heat'. This kid must be one..

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