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The word Cardamom is synonymous with exotic spices, and righly so - it's one of the most expensive and the most flavourful! Regency Cardamom is sourced from it's ancient home at the Himalayas, and contain a variety of flavours not found in any other varieties, such as the cheaper white and black pods. The aroma and taste is much more pleasant, and intensely strong. Perfectly pairs with all sweet dishes, and can also be used to cleverly add a depth of flavour to savoury food.

Cardamom (Green) Cooking Notes

Cuisine... Indian, Sri Lankan, African, French, Italian

Food Pairings... Curries, tea, custards, ice cream, sweet drinks, fish, soups, sauces, risotto, spice mixes, barbeques

Flavour / Tastes Like... Warm Sweetness, Lemon, Floral, Mint, PepperServing size... 0.4g (1 pod) to 0.8g (2 pods)

Directions for use... Use the spice directly, no need to grind. If you need to grind, use a pestle and mortar, or electric spice grinder. Optional tip: Peel off skin with your fingers, use only the black seeds inside.

Recipes... Yogi Tea, Saffron Rice, Lamb Madras, Masala Chai, Thai Massaman Curry with Beef, Carrot Halwa Dessert,  Saffron Phirni (Custard), Lychee Cooler, Peri Peri Masala Chips, Chicken Xacuti (Goa style), Homemade pickles, Kulfi Ice Cream, Ginger Ale

Cardamom (Green) Health Benefits (Government sources only)

Nutrition Facts... High in Fiber, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Source and detailsCardamom (Green) Physical Characteristics

Appearance... Jumbo sized average 8-9mm per pod. Approximately 25 pods per 10 grams. Green pods.

Cardamom (Green) Technical Notes

Origin... Sub-Himalayas, India

Quality*... Green, Jumbo 8-9mm+

Also known as... Elettaria cardamomumELAICHI, ELAKKAI, VELDODA. VELCHI, ELCHI, CARDAMOME, CARDAMUM, CARDAMOMO,

Why buy Regency herbs and spices

All Regency spices are fresh, current crop herbs and spices. We pride ourselves on our taste and freshness. Regency's herbs and spices are carefully selected amongst the best varieties in the world each season - only a single variety passes our rigorous testing, and we only sell this one variety. We only sell spices in whole form for fresh grinding to ensure the best flavour and aroma when it reaches your kitchens. As a result, everyone can inspect and admire the natural beauty achieved by us! All our spices and herbs are naturally grown, and processed. They are as pure as spices can get, free from irradiation and other chemical preservation treatments - only possible due to our strict quality control standards at source. We can promise their flavours are fit for even the most royal and picky diners.

We know how hard it is to find top quality, fresh, whole spices worldwide and we have the answer. Through our 60+ years of experience in the industry, we know our spices inside-out and can provide the best tasting varieties attainable worldwide for each of our spices. Tastes are changing, and cooks who seek the absolute best possible for each ingredient know that we can provide it for them - that's why we've been in business for so long! We quickly became the leading shop for buying Indian spices and herbs in Hong Kong, and now have added our extended range of exotic herbs and spices from around the world. Read more about our heritage here.

Most importantly, we aim to provide the high quality flavours that existed in traditional times in our spice trade - flavours that have been lost due to mass production, over processing, and cutting corners to keep prices low. We partner with the greatest farmers and suppliers around the world to provide the highest grades achievable in spices. We are also passionate educators within our industry, teaching customers and competitors alike on how to buy and assess the quality of spices, as well as common tricks of the spice trade. Learn more about spices now.