plural malaguetas

This is one of the most widely used very hot chillis in Brazil. It originated in the Amazon Basin, but is presently cultivated in the state of Bahia, and is a characteristic ingredient of cooking in this region. It brings a bright, fruity flavour to its dish and goes very well with acarajé, feijoada, chilli sauces, with meats and also seafood stews.

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