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A Brief Introduction
Cardamom, an aromatic spice is a member of the ginger family Elettaria cardamomum. This small pungent seed is used worldwide for flavouring variety of items including coffee, curries and desserts. It is one of the most valued spices of the world and was the principal item of trade in the ancient world. A native to the East, it has its origin in the forests of the western ghats in southern India. This spice also grows in Sri Lanka, Guatemala and Tanzania.

There are the two main genera of the ginger family 'Zingiberaceae' that are named as forms of cardamom, namely Elettaria and Amomum. Both varieties take the form of a small seedpod, triangular in cross-section and spindle-shaped, with a thin papery outer shell and small black seeds. Elettaria pods are light green in color, while Amomum pods are larger and dark brown.
Cardamom in Other Languages    
  •     English: Cardamon or Cardamom
  •     French: Cardamome
  •     German: Kardamom
  •     Italian: Cardamomo, cardamone
  •     Spanish: Cardamomo
  •     Burmese: Phalazee
  •     Chinese: Tsou
  •     Indian: Chhoti elachi, e(e)lachie, ela(i)chi, illaichi
  •     Indonesian: Kapulaga
  •     Malay: Buah pelaga
  •     Sinhalese: Enasal
  •     Tamil: Elam
  •     Thai: Grawahn, kravan

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