Jalapeño Chile powder is made from grinding whole jalapeños, seeds and pod both. The Jalapeño Powder is 100% pure to provide an authentic flavor. This is the most widely used chile pepper in The United States. On a scale of 1 to 10 ( 10 being the hottest). A jalapeño would be a 6.5 - Approximately 2,500 to 8,000 Scoville heat units.