The Dolmalik is an heirloom Ancho type pepper from Turkey. It has a rich smoky sweet flavor. Peppers ripen from light green to a reddish brown.
Scoville Heat Units: 1,000 - 5,000 SHU
About the Dolmalik Pepper (aka Dolmalik Biber)
The Dolmalik, or Dolmalik Biber, is an heirloom Ancho type pepper from Turkey. It has a rich smoky sweet flavor. The peppers ripen from light green to a reddish brown. They are often dried then used as a powder in Turkey to season meats, but the peppers also make an ideal roasting pepper or stuffing pepper for dishes like Turkish dolma.
The roasting process brings out their characteristic sweet, smoky flavor.
How Hot is the Dolmalik Pepper?
The Dolmalik pepper measures offers a bit of moderate heat, measuring in at 1,000 to 5,000 Scoville Heat Units on the Scoville Scale. Compared that to a typical jalapeno pepper, which averages 5,000 SHU, and you'll find the hottest Dolmalik pepper is equal to an average jalapeno pepper.
Dolmalik Pepper Appearance
The Dolmalik peppers are about 2 inches in diameter and 4 inches long. The peppers ripen from light green to a reddish brown in color. The flesh is medium in thickness. The Dolmalik chili plants grow over 3 feet tall.