Do You know? Black cardamom is also known as….
Badi Elaichi – Elcho – Periya Yalam – Peddayelaki
Black Cardamom – called badi elaichi, is a popular Indian spice that is used in many of the cuisine’s signature dishes. It is in the form of seed pods, which are dark brown to black in color and has an earthy, floral & smoky flavor due to the way they are dried. It has a pungent aroma with a citrus and eucalyptus flavor. The use of black cardamom in India is highly popular in several food preparations as a flavoring agent & at the same time it is a host to a number of health benefits. It may help in improving gastrointestinal, urinary & cardiovascular health. It may provide respiratory relief & may enhance dental health.