Cardamom has a strong, unique taste, with an intensely aromatic, resinous fragrance. The pods contain a number of seeds, but the entire cardamom pod can be used whole or ground. The seeds are small and black, while the pods differ in color and size by species.
Green cardamom is one of the most expensive spices by weight, Guatemala is one of the major producers along India.
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Your own mix of garam masala, on your coffee, to add fragrance to your rice. A generally accepted equivalent is 10 pods equals 11⁄2 teaspoons of ground cardamom.
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