The cardamom pods, harvested by hand, are added whole to the dish as a sweetish-hot spice during cooking, or opened before preparation. To fully enjoy the spicy cardamom aroma, grind or grind the seeds. They taste good in coffee, tea, punch and fruit salad. They serve as a gingerbread spice and are an indispensable part of the Indian masala.
This is an aromatic plant which has been used since ancient times originating from the south of Europe. The seeds which are lightly roasted evoke a scent of orange peel. The seeds are consumed in Europe while the leaves ares consumed in Mexico, The Middle East and in Portugal. Seeds are used in pickles, curries, poultry dishes, vegetables and chutneys.