A small chile pepper that is typically harvested when it is approximately an inch in length and matured from green to red in color.
It is a popular ingredient in southeast Asian, African, Spanish, and Portuguese cooking. Often referred to as piri-piri, peri-peri, peli-peli, or picante in eastern Europe, the Bird's eye Chili Pepper is a very hot pepper, adding significant heat to food recipes.
It is commonly used to make marinades and sauces for meats, poultry, fish and seafoods.
The African Bird eye chili is available as whole chili, Flakes (1 to 5 mm) and in powder form.