Cardamom Whole
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Organic-Bio | Cardamom Whole 100g

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Organic-Bio | Cardamom Whole 100g

Weight : 100g

The Exquisite Essence of Cardamom: Elettaria cardamomum

From the lush tropical rainforests of southern India, Cardamom has journeyed through time to become one of the world's most treasured spices. Elettaria cardamomum, known by many as the "Queen of Spices", boasts a rich history that traces back thousands of years. Used in ancient medicinal practices and highly valued as a culinary delight, its distinct aromatic flavor is both pungent and sweet, making it a versatile ingredient for various dishes and purposes.


Features of Ingredients:

  • Elettaria cardamomum: The botanical name for green cardamom, it provides the distinctively aromatic and resinous spice notes that this spice is renowned for.
  • Vegan: Ensures no animal products or byproducts are used.
  • Gluten-Free: Suitable for those with gluten intolerance or celiac disease.
  • Organic & Bio: Cultivated without the use of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, or genetically modified organisms, preserving the spice's natural essence.


Health Benefits:

  • Digestive Aid: Cardamom has been traditionally used to help with digestion and combat nausea.
  • Oral Health: Chewing cardamom seeds can act as a natural breath freshener and has antimicrobial properties.
  • Rich in Antioxidants: Cardamom contains compounds that may help fight free radicals in the body.


Product Usage:

  • Culinary Delight: An essential ingredient in many dishes, from sweet desserts to savory curries.
  • Beverage Enhancer: A pinch can elevate the flavor of teas and coffees.
  • Natural Fragrance: Cardamom's essential oils can be used as a natural perfume.


Nutritional Facts (Per 1 tsp or 5g):

  • Calories: 18
  • Macronutrients:
    • Carbohydrates: 4g
    • Protein: 0.6g
    • Fat: 0.4g
  • Micronutrients:
    • Manganese: 80% DV
    • Iron: 3% DV


Suggested Portion Size: 1/2 to 1 tsp (2.5g to 5g) for optimal health benefits.

Recipes:

Vegan Cardamom Rice Pudding

  • Ingredients:
    • 1 cup Arborio rice
    • 3 cups almond milk
    • 2 tsp ground cardamom

4 tbsp maple syrup

  • Preparation:
  • In a pot, bring almond milk to a simmer.
  • Add rice and cardamom.
  • Cook on low heat for 25 minutes or until rice is tender.

Stir in maple syrup.

Consumption: Serve warm or chilled.

  • Storage: Keep refrigerated for up to 3 days.


Cardamom Energy Balls (On-the-Go)

  • Ingredients:
    • 1 cup dates, pitted
    • 1/2 cup almonds
    • 1 tsp cardamom seeds

2 tbsp honey or agave nectar

  • Preparation:
  • Blend all ingredients in a food processor.

Roll into small balls.

Consumption: Enjoy anytime for a quick energy boost.

  • Storage: Store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.


Cardamom Face Mask

  • Ingredients:
    • 1 tsp ground cardamom

2 tbsp plain yogurt

Preparation: Mix cardamom and yogurt until a smooth paste forms.

Consumption: Apply to face for 15 minutes, then wash off.

  • Storage: Use immediately.


Cardamom Detox Tea

  • Ingredients:
    • 1 tsp cardamom seeds
    • 2 cups hot water
    • 1 tbsp lemon juice

1 tbsp honey or agave nectar

Preparation: Steep cardamom in hot water for 10 minutes. Add lemon juice and sweetener.

Consumption: Sip warm.

  • Storage: Consume fresh, do not store.


Expired Cardamom Foot Soak

  • Ingredients:
    • 3 tbsp expired cardamom seeds

1 gallon warm water

Preparation: Add cardamom to warm water.

Consumption: Soak feet for 15-20 minutes.

  • Storage: Use immediately.


In Conclusion:

Cardamom, with its long-standing history and unmistakable flavor profile, remains a testament to nature's bounty. Its rich aroma and multi-faceted benefits make it a must-have in every household. Whether you are a culinary enthusiast, a health-conscious individual, or simply someone who values the purity of organic and vegan products, cardamom's allure is undeniable. Embrace the essence of Elettaria cardamomum, and let it enhance your daily routines and dishes.