Prized by Indian, Scandinavian, and Middle Eastern cooks, cardamom has a sweet, warm taste and an exotic floral aroma. Its uses span the culinary spectrum--from beverages and delicate desserts to meats and curries. Cardamom is available in the pod, or with the pod removed.
Botanical Name Elettaria cardamomum Common Name Cardamom Pods Country of Origin Guatemala Cut Whole Package Type Bulk Bag Plant Part Seed Pod Size 1 lb
Fresh cardamom pods are green. Careful drying retains the green color of the pod and the flavor of the cardamom seed inside the pod. Cardamom seed stored this way has the highest essential oil content and therefore the most flavor.