Cardamom known as the ‘Queen of Spices’ is used as a flavoring agent. Green Cardamom from the western Ghats of Indian region are found to be the best flavorsome spice. Warm humid climate, loamy soil rich in organic matter, distributed rainfall and processing methods all combine to make Indian cardamom truly unique in aroma, flavor, size and color.
Cardamom powder has a sweet aroma with a piney, fruity, and almost menthol-like flavor. The best thing about green cardamom powder, it has some amazing natural properties to add unmatched flavor and aroma to dishes.
Cardamom is ingested in different forms – pods, seeds and powdered cardamom. Ground cardamom can be used in a variety of ways. It can be included in your daily chai and coffee, can be immersed in boiling water and consumed on an empty stomach, and even to your masala box. It adds flavor and aroma to many rice dishes, vegetables and other richly-flavored dishes. It can be used in baked goods, curries, breads and rice. It also brings with it many health benefits.