We offer very high quality green cardamom pods seed that are not available in Supermarkets. Our product has very unique taste We sell gourmet grade organic Green Cardamom pods & seed. These green pods have lot of seeds in them since they are picked at full maturity of harvest. Organic green cardamom pods have seeds and full flavor and aroma since pods are picked at peak harvest. Information from Wikipedia: It is a common ingredient in Indian cooking and is often used in baking in Nordic countries, such as in the Finnish sweet bread Pulla or in the Scandinavian bread Julekake. In the Middle East, green cardamom powder is used as a spice for sweet dishes, as well as traditional flavoring in coffee and tea. 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 used to some extent in savory dishes. In South Asia, green cardamom is often used in traditional Indian sweets and in masala chai (spiced tea). It is occasionally used as a garnish in basmati rice and other dishes. It is often referred to as fat cardamom due to its size. Individual seeds are sometimes chewed and used in much the same way as chewing gum. Green cardamom is broadly used in South Asia to treat infections in teeth and gums, to prevent and treat throat troubles, congestion of the lungs and pulmonary tuberculosis, inflammation of eyelids and also digestive disorders. It also is used to break up kidney stones and gall stones, and was reportedly used as an antidote for both snake and scorpion venom.
Cardamom Roasted Baby Carrots
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom or (Ground seeds from approx 5 pods)
- 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 2 teaspoons honey
- 1/2 pound baby carrots (Greens removed, except the bottom bit if desired)
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
- Adjust rack to the center.
- Peel carrots and place them on baking sheet.
- In a very small bowl, mix cardamom, oil, honey and salt.
- Use pastry brush, or fingers, to thinly coat carrots with honey mixture. (Keep remainder for basting.)
- Roast carrots on baking sheet in preheated 400 degree F oven, basting them approx every 8 mins until tender, approx 25 mins.
- Remove from oven and baste once more for an appetizing shine.
- 3/4 teaspoon ground cardamom (Ground seeds or from approx 5 pods)
- 1 egg, room temperature
- 3 tablespoons butter, softened
- 1 1/2 tablespoons water
- 3/4 cup milk
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3 cups bread flour
- 2 1/4 teaspoons Red Star Quick Rise yeast
- Combine 1 cup flour, yeast, and other dry ingredients.
- Combine milk and water, heat to 120-130 degrees F.
- Combine liquid ingredients, dry mixture, and butter in mixing bowl with paddle or beaters on medium speed for 4 minutes.
- Add egg and beat for 1 minute.
- Gradually add remaining flour and knead with dough hook for 5-7 minutes until smooth and springy.
- Place dough in lightly oiled bowl and turn to grease top.
- Cover, let rise until dough tests ripe.
- Turn dough onto lightly floured surface.
- Punch down to remove air bubbles.
- Divide dough into 3 parts.
- Roll each piece into a 16 inch rope.
- Line up ropes 1 inch apart on greased cookie sheet.
- Braid loosely.
- Pinch ends together and tuck under.
- Cover, let rise until indentation remains when touched.
- Brush with milk and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar.
- Bake in preheated 375 degree F oven for 20-25 minutes.
Cardamom Mango Lassi
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom (Ground seeds or from approx 2 pods)
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/3 cup coconut water
- 2/3 cup coconut milk
- 2 cups mango chunks (fresh or frozen, don't add ice if using frozen)
- 2 cups plain yogurt
- Ice - optional only if using fresh mango
- Combine all ingredients in blender and mix until smooth.
- Taste and add more honey for additional sweetness if desired.
- Add ice if desired.
- Fill glasses and garnish with a sprinkle of cardamom.
- Lassi stays fresh for a day if covered and refrigerated.