Cardamom Pods, Black

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Related to green cardamom, black cardamom is a key ingredient in many Indian and Nepalese dishes.  Intensely aromatic with notes of menthol and smoke, these pods pack a punch!  Picked when fully ripe and then dried over wood fires, black cardamom has a beautifully smoky flavor that is perfect in savory dishes.

Contains: Dried black cardamom pods.

  • Botanical Name:  Amomum subulatum
  • Alternative Names: Badi elaichi, kali elaichi
  • Tasting Notes: Warming, smoky, notes of menthol, mint, citrus, musky, bold
  • Pairs Well With: Gamey meats, curries, legumes
  • Try In: Lamb curry, pho, dals
  • Special Tips: Not to be confused with Ethiopian Korerima, which is also often called black cardamom, but comes from a different region and has a different flavor profile.

Make it a Gift: Combine with other stand-out Indian staples like Garam Masala, Curry Leaves, Green Cardamom, and Asafoetida, Gift Wrap