Urfa Biber also known as Isot Pepper is a dried Turkish Chilli Pepper. It is often described as having a smoky and raisin peppery taste. They are naturally sun-dried red chilli which go through a traditional method of sweating.
They are purple to a dark purplish black in colour and have less heat than normal chilli pepper whilst providing a more lasting build of heat.
This essential Turkish ingredient is often used in meat and savory foods.