Cardamom Seeds is a dark brown small seeds from green cardamom pods. The green outer husk is removed to extract the seeds. The Cardamom seeds inside the pod is what gives this culinary spice its aroma and flavour.
Cardamom seeds are used mainly in Indian cuisine and Middle Eastern cuisine in pilaf, curries, stews and deserts. In part of middle East and Africa, cardamom seeds are used in making chai, tea or roasting with green coffee.
Handy Cooking Tip:
In curries, substitute green cardamom pods with cardamom seeds for enhanced flavour.