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,