Item Code: BCDM01
Black Cardamom, also known as “Badi Elaichi”, is one of the most expensive spices in the world. A little over 50% of the world’s Black Cardamom produce is harvested in India. Belonging to the Ginger family, this whole spice has a distinct dark brown colour with skin that’s rough, wrinkled and dry. Thousands of years ago, ancient Egyptians found many peculiar uses for the spice including chewing the pods for better breath! The Greeks and Romans found the use of Cardamom in fragrances, balsams and oils. Black Cardamom is commonly used in savoury Indian dishes owing to its smoky flavour and aroma. Different kinds of pulao, veg stews and dals, all contain this key ingredient. With Handpicked Spices Black Cardamom, it’s time to add that Elaichi flavour to your dishes or detox your body with some Cardamom tea! Our online spice shop delivers good quality Black Cardamom sourced from the town of Thekkady in Kerala. Our fresh spices are dispatched in resealable and air-tight packaging, fully preserving the goodness of the produce.