Bydagi Chilli (Kannada) is a famous variety of chilli mainly grown in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is named after the town of Byadagi which is located in the Haveri district of Karnataka. The business involving Byadagi chillis has the second largest turnover among all chilli varieties of India. An oil, oleoresin extracted from these chillies is used in the preparation of nail polish and lipsticks. Byadagi chilli is also known for its deep red colour and is less spicy and is used in many food preparations of South India. Bayadgi chilli has been accorded Geographical Indication (GI) in February 2011. Its GI tag is 144.