Do you have a thing for spicy foods? Sweaty forehead, teary eyes and burning-hot mouth gives you a kick? If yes, then this article will be the answer to all your prayers. Your greed for spices would be satiated here. We’ve pulled together top 10 spiciest food available in the world which would force you to keep a tall glass of water beside you when having it. Read on.
India’s cuisine is widely known as rich, heavy and jam-packed with different herbs and spices. Hindustan is known as the home of spices with exquisite aroma, colour and texture. Vindaloo, a dish from Goa will jolt you and can make you see stars and moons at daylight. Bhut jolokia, also known as ghost chillies, the world’s hottest chilli, is the key ingredient used for the preparation of this dish. You need to have some serious tolerance for spices to try this dish out.
- Suicide Chicken Wings
The name says it all. Isn’t it’s better to take preventive measures while trying out any cuisine that has the word “Suicide” in it? This U.S invented dish consists of peppery flakes, hot sauces, chopped chillies and habanero sauces. Want to embark on this hot, peppery mission? It’s time to shed some tears. However, there is a slight difference in the level of spiciness from restaurant to restaurant.
- Papa a la Huancaina
You might have heard of the phrase “Appearances are deceptive”. Papa a la Huancaina is a live example of the phrase. Warning: Don’t fall for the looks. Basically, it’s a Peruvian snack which consists of boiled eggs and potatoes. The cheese sauce is the area where the sharpness of the dish lies. Habanero sauce and Aji Amarillo peppers present in the cheese sauce will set fire on your tongue.
- Tom Yum
Originating from Thailand, this spicy-sour soup offers a variety of options. Tom Yum is bound to leave you with a burnt tongue and dolorous eyes. Thai bird’s eye chillies act as the main ingredient for the spiciness. Tom Yum Goong consists of prawns and is the most famous version till date. The burn is guaranteed! Best of LUCK.
- Jerk Chicken
Being an iconic Jamaican dish, it derives the extremeness of heat from scotch bonnet peppers including other Caribbean spices. Jerk Chicken is a freakishly hot dish which is a combination of tangy, sweet and burning hot spices. The meat is marinated with a mixture of hot spicy Jamaican jerk spice.
- Sik Sik Wat
This is an Ethiopian appetizer prepared with stewed beef in allspice chillies, spicy paprika, chilli pepper and fenugreek. Undoubtedly, it creates rich, palatable texture with extreme heat that is worth trying. If you believe yourself to be a spicy food lover, we dare you to try this out without keeping a glass of water alongside.
- Phaal Curry
This British-Asia dish is crowned as the world’s hottest curry. Ten types of chilli peppers included therein will make your tongue go swalalala! In addition, the presence of habanero and scotch bonnet makes the spiciness unbearable. This might sound scary, but yes, it’s true- While preparing the dish, the heat is so intense that the chef has to wear a gas mask to prevent gastrointestinal catastrophes.
- Suicide Burrito
This Korean dish with an atomic blend of Korean, Mexican and Chinese peppers has managed to make its place in the list of dangerous suicide foods all over the world. Suicide Burrito consists of kimchi, fried rice, salsa, cilantro, cheese and marinated meats. Your meal is absolutely free if you have the guts to complete the whole thing.
- Sichuan Hot Pot
No matter, to what country you belong, having cravings for Chinese food is a must. Isn’t it? This hot-Chinese food is usually served in a metal bowl, cause it’d burn any other surface. Just kidding! To satiate your hunger for spices, delish on this renowned Chinese dish. After trying it, don’t sue us for referring such a mouth-burning dish to you.
- Pearl Café Level 100 Fried Rice
Pearl Café is a Thai restaurant in Florissant, Missouri. Level 100 Rice on its menu is the most popular. The spicy dishes comes with heat level in ascending order i.e. 20, 50, 70 and ultimately, the Level 100 fried rice, which is the hottest among all. Though the recipe has been kept a secret, chilli-heads have confirmed the presence of ghost peppers ranging from level 50 and above in the dish.