Cardamom has been crowned as the “Queen of Spices”. Commonly known as Elaichi, it comes from the seeds of plants in the family Zingiberaceae. It also comes in different grades - Alleppey Green Extra Bold, Alleppey Green Bold, and Alleppey Green Superior. Alleppey Green Extra Bold cardamom is the 8mm size, Alleppey Green Bold cardamom is 7 to 7.5mm elaichi and Alleppey Green Superior cardamom are of size 6 to 6.5mm.
Green cardamom’s herbal, citrusy, slightly sweet flavour works wonders in both sweet and savory dishes. Its luscious aroma is the reason why it’s a top choice in tea and dessert preparations. Relish the farm-fresh cardamom grown in the districts of Idukki, Palakkad, and Wayanad in Kerala, and elevate your meals. Now you can buy green cardamom online from the land of spices, Kerala. Buy elaichi directly from the farmers.
Incredible Health Benefits
True Green Cardamom has amazing antimicrobial abilities. Some studies also indicate that this spice is a powerful diuretic and is often linked with boosting heart health. Folk medicine has even used cardamom or elachi to ease asthma and treat cold and cough during climate change. Its refreshing aroma may help reduce nausea if you’re prone to feeling nauseated during traveling.
Disclaimer: The benefits stated here are only suggestive and not medically proven. Please consult your doctor if you suspect a medical condition.
Did you know?
Green Cardamom comes in different sizes of 6mm, 7mm, 8mm, and 8mm plus pods. Even though they have varied sizes, all are still called "Choti Elaichi" in Hindi.