National Chili Day in Tamil Nadu, India
National Chili Day in Tamil Nadu, India is held on February 25. This event in the third decade of the month february is annual.
The chili pepper, from Nahuatl chīlli, is the berry-fruit of plants from the genus Capsicum which are members of the nightshade family, Solanaceae. Chili peppers are widely used in many cuisines as a spice to add pungent 'heat' to dishes. Capsaicin and related compounds known as capsaicinoids are the substances giving chili peppers their intensity when ingested or applied topically.
Similar holidays and events
National Chili Day in USA on February 24 (The fourth Thursday in February);
Open “That Bottle” Night - Open That Bottle Night on February 26 (A comic holiday is celebrated on the last Saturday of February)