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Cardamom pods

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Cardamom has a strong, unique taste, with an intensely aromatic fragrance. Black cardamom has a distinctly more astringent aroma, though not bitter, with a coolness similar to mint.

Green cardamom is one of the most expensive spices by weight but little is needed to impart the flavor. Cardamom is best stored in pod form because once the seeds are exposed or ground they quickly lose their flavor.

Cardamom pods

However, high-quality ground cardamom is often more readily (and cheaply) available and is an acceptable substitute.

For recipes requiring whole cardamom pods, a generally accepted equivalent is 10 pods equals 1½ teaspoons of ground cardamom.

In the Middle East, green cardamom powder is used as a spice for sweet dishes as well as traditional flavouring in coffee and tea. The cardamom pods are ground together with coffee beans to produce a powdered mixture of the two, which is boiled with water to make coffee.

Cardamom is also used in some extent in savoury dishes.

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Spicy World Green Cardamom Pods, 3.5 Ounce

Spicy World Green Cardamom Pods, 3.5 Ounce

by Spicy World

Spicy World Premium Green Cardamom (Cardamon) is an extra fancy, jumbo high quality cardamom. PURE, FRESH, and AROMATIC - we bring only the highest quality, Grade A top level crop of cardamom available. There are many grades - this is the best! Cardamom is an all natural spice that is used for sweetening dishes, as well as adding flavor to coffee and tea. Cardamom is also used in traditional Indian and Middle Eastern cooking, Scandinavian baking, and more. Try it in Masala Chai for a unique flavor

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Spicy World Green Cardamom Pods 7 Ounce Bag

Spicy World Green Cardamom Pods 7 Ounce Bag

by Swad

Our Whole Green Cardamom Pods are fresh and fragrant. Excellent size and high quality Excellent for making delicious chai, coffee, and baked goods. Add just a little for a lot of flavor Our Cardamom has a high essential oil content unlike others. We care, store and package the cardamom properly so that it retains its flavor and freshness. Did you know Green cardamom is the third most expensive spice in the world? Cardamom is also known as cardamon, cardamun, elaichi.

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Cardamom Pods Whole Organic - 2 oz

Cardamom Pods Whole Organic - 2 oz

by Starwest Botanicals Inc.

Botanical Name: Elettaria cardamomum Origin: Guatemala USDA Certified Organic cGMP Compliant (current Good Manufacturing Practices) 100% Satisfaction Guarante - Return Product for any reason for refund or replacement** (See details below)

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Whole Cardamom Pods Tin

Whole Cardamom Pods Tin

by SpiceCubed

NET WT 1.48 OZ (42g). Our Guatemalan cardamom comes in whole green pods or powdered and is typically used in Indian cuisine, baking, desserts and tea.

$8.25

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Frontier Natural Products Cardamom Seed, Og, Whole, 2.68-Ounce

Frontier Natural Products Cardamom Seed, Og, Whole, 2.68-Ounce

by Frontier COOP

2.56-ounce jar Certified organic Cholesterol free

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Royal Command Green Cardamom Pods (Whole) - 12.9 oz (365 g)

Royal Command Green Cardamom Pods (Whole) - 12.9 oz (365 g)

by Royal Command

1 x 12.9 oz bag (365 g) of whole cardamom pods. The finest quality green cardamom pods grown in the forests of Guatemala This extremely aromatic spice has a pleasing, warm, sweet licorice-like flavour with notes of lemon A common ingredient in Indian cooking. Also used to flavour rice pilafs, sweets, breads and chai tea Product of Guatemala

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Black Cardamom Whole Pods 4 Oz. Tsaoko | Cao Guo | Bach Dan Khau | Badi

Black Cardamom Whole Pods 4 Oz. Tsaoko | Cao Guo | Bach Dan Khau | Badi

by TastePadThai

4 oz. Whole Black Cadamom Smoky-flavoured black cardamom used for soups, stews and sweet beverages. Ship from California

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Nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 tbsp, ground (5g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 15Calories from Fat 3
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.3g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 3.4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 6%
Sugars ~
Protein 0.5g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 2% Iron 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Cardamom pods are usually found in the spices section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Cardamom pods are a member of the Spices and Herbs USDA nutritional food group.

How much do cardamom pods weigh?

measure grams
1 tbsp, ground 5
1 tsp, ground 2

In Chinese:豆蔻荚
British (UK) term: Cardamom pods
en français:gousses de cardamome
en español:vainas de cardamomo

Recipes using cardamom pods

There are 100 recipes that contain this ingredient.

Andy's Murgh Kurma (Chicken Curry)
Beet Raita
Biryani Rice Recipe
Carrot Puree Cake
Chana aur Sarson ka Saag Biryani (Basmati Rice & Curry Casserole)
Creamy Roasted Parsnip Soup
Garam Masala Lamb Kebabs
Holiday Cherry and Rum Biscotti
Kashmiri Meatballs (Kashmiri Koftas)
Lamb Rogan Josh
Masala Coffee (Spiced Coffee)
Mixed Vegetables Jaipur Style (Sabji Jaipuri)

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