Chipotle Powder Vs. Chili Powder: PepperScale Showdown
Chipotle powder, conversely, is only one ingredient: dried, smoked jalapeño peppers that are then crushed into powder form. It's simple, so it reflects the overall essence of the chili it came from. So which is hotter? Chili powder or chipotle powder? While chili powder may contain the spicier pepper (cayenne), it's not typically hotter.