A common spice in Indian cooking, Cardamom seeds have a sweet and spicy fragrance. They are used commonly as an ingredient for curries; however, they can also be used to flavor tea or coffee. Cardamom is one of the most popular spices in India with its distinct taste that ranges from slightly bitter to sweet-spicy depending on how it's being prepared. It has been cultivated since antiquity throughout South Asia but was initially spread by Arab traders into Europe where it became prized during medieval times because only rich people could afford this luxury item!
Flavor profile: sweet, spicy
Used in: curries, teas, baking
Health benefits: It helps digestive problems such as heartburn and gastric reflux by reducing stomach acidity levels. Cardamoms also have antibacterial properties which help with conditions like indigestion or mild food poisoning