A whole chili pepper is a type of fruit that belongs to the Capsicum genus, which also includes bell peppers and other types of chili peppers. They come in a variety of sizes, shapes, and colors, ranging from sweet and mild to extremely hot. Whole chili peppers can be eaten fresh or cooked, and are often used to add flavor and heat to a wide range of dishes. They are a good source of vitamins A and C, as well as other nutrients. Some popular types of whole chili peppers include jalapenos, habaneros, and serranos.