What you need to know about Cardamom


Cardamom has a divinely sensual flavour which stimulates the  mind and
arouses the senses.



There are two types of cardamom, one is pale green and the other black (deep brown).

The pale green cardamom has a delicate aroma while the black is strong and smoky.

White cardamom is really the green one bleached and is devoid of most of the flavour and aroma.

Black cardamom is more famous for its medicinal properties, the green one for taste.



Guatemala is the largest producer of cardamom in the world, even though the spice originated from the Indian subcontinent.

Cardamom will get rid of your hiccups because of the spice’s muscle-relaxing properties.

Cardamom is great for digestion and can combat nausea and motion sickness too.

Cardamom is one of the oldest spices in the world.



It is the world’s second most expensive spice, saffron being the most expensive.

Cardamom, ginger, and turmeric belong to the same botanical family.

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