Good in Taste, Color as well as flavour. Used in the preparation of various local delicacies to give them spicy touch. Guntur Chilli seems to be a hot favourite. The locals claim that it's the distinctive flavour that it imparts to the dishes that makes it a preferred choice, if one can get past the fieriness. The Guntur chilli is exceptionally dark red in colour due to the rich source on capsaicin. It is said that it is this capsaicin content which is responsible for the colour of chillies. In cooking, the chilli is used as whole and thrown in during the preparation.