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Cardamom, Green Whole Pods

Cardamom, Green Whole Pods

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Green Cardamom Pods

Enticing and Exciting Aroma

While many spices come from the fruit of plants, few have as fruity or enticing an aroma as cardamom. Cardamom seeds are found in an oval-shaped pod, the fruit of the plant, and are generally between a quarter of an inch and an inch long. They have a very strong flavor with hints of lemon and floral notes.

Cardamom pods have a unique and complex aroma, which is often described as sweet, spicy, and floral, with hints of citrus and camphor. The flavor is warm, slightly sweet, and peppery, with a refreshing, cooling sensation reminiscent of mint.

Culinary Uses: Cardamom pods are a popular spice in various cuisines, especially in South Asian, Middle Eastern, and Scandinavian cooking. They are used both in sweet and savory dishes, and some common uses include:

  • Infusing flavor in rice dishes, curries, stews, and soups.
  • Enhancing the taste of desserts, such as cakes, cookies, pastries, and ice creams.
  • Brewing aromatic and flavorful teas and coffees.
  • Flavoring milk-based beverages like chai and lattes.
  • Adding depth to spice blends and seasoning mixes.

Cardamom is a versatile spice that complements a wide range of ingredients, and its unique aroma can enhance the overall flavor profile of a dish.

When using cardamom pods in cooking, it's common to crack them open gently to release the seeds and then either use the seeds whole or grind them into a powder using a mortar and pestle or a spice grinder.

Overall, cardamom pods are a treasured spice that not only delights the taste buds but also offers potential health benefits, including digestive aid and antioxidant properties.


Green Cardamom Pods

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