Cardamon has a very unique and strong fragrance. It comes originally from India and around. There is a black and green form of pods. Both types are used for flavoring food and drinks and as a medicine too.
Green cardamon pods are very often used in Indian and Sri Lankan curries and other dishes. It is used for flavouring tea, coffee and Chai and for baking or sweet dishes.
Green cardamon pods by the way belong to the most expensive spices in the world.
Black cardamon is used for various kinds of curries, it gives its specific flavour to broths in many kinds of Vietnamese noodles soups. It is one of the ingredients in chewing gum production.
Recipes with cardamon.