Cardamom Pod (Green)

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Green cardamom pods, from the Elettaria cardamomum plant, are a highly aromatic spice with a unique and versatile flavour. May special 15% off . . . read more

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Common uses of green cardamom pods:

  1. Culinary Spice: Green cardamom is a key spice in various cuisines, especially in Indian, Middle Eastern, and Scandinavian cooking. The pods are often used whole or ground to add flavor to both sweet and savory dishes.

  2. Chai and Other Beverages: Green cardamom is a popular ingredient in chai tea. The pods are often crushed or ground and added to tea blends, providing a fragrant and aromatic quality. They are also used to flavor other beverages, such as coffee and hot chocolate.

  3. Baking: Green cardamom is used in baking to add a distinct and exotic flavor to desserts, cookies, cakes, and pastries. It pairs well with ingredients like cinnamon, cloves, and citrus.

  4. Rice Dishes: In some cuisines, green cardamom pods are added to rice dishes, such as biryanis and pilafs. They impart a subtle yet fragrant aroma to the rice.

  5. Curries and Stews: Green cardamom is a common spice in many curry blends. The pods are often added to curries, stews, and sauces to enhance the overall flavor profile.

  6. Spice Blends: Green cardamom is a component of various spice blends, including garam masala and ras el hanout. These blends are used to season a variety of dishes.

  7. Infusions and Syrups: Green cardamom pods can be used to infuse liquids such as syrups, which can then be used in cocktails, desserts, or as a sweetener for beverages.

  8. Desserts and Ice Cream: Green cardamom is often used to flavor desserts, including ice cream, custards, and puddings. It adds a warm and aromatic note to sweet dishes.

  9. Pickling: In some pickling recipes, green cardamom pods are included to add a layer of complexity to the pickling solution. They are especially used in pickling fruits.

  10. Mulling Spices: Green cardamom is sometimes included in mulling spice blends used for flavoring hot mulled beverages like wine, cider, or punch.

  11. Medicinal Uses: In traditional medicine, green cardamom has been used for its potential digestive benefits. It is believed to help alleviate indigestion and promote gastrointestinal health.

  12. Aromatherapy: The aromatic fragrance of green cardamom is sometimes used in aromatherapy to create a relaxing and calming atmosphere.

When using green cardamom pods, it's common to crush them slightly before adding them to dishes to release their flavorful seeds. The pods can be removed before serving, or the seeds can be ground for a more intense flavor. Green cardamom is prized for its ability to add a complex and fragrant quality to a wide range of culinary creations.

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Place of Origin

Guatemala - Trade

Botanical Name

Elettaria cardamomum




100% Cardamom.
No preservatives, artificial colours, sweeteners or flavours.
Gluten free, dairy free and no added sugar.
Source of fibre.
No Palm Oil.

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