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Whole Green Cardamom (Elaichi)

Rs. 200.00

Whole Green Cardamom/Green Elaichi

Green cardamom, or Elaichi, is a highly aromatic Indian spice that we source from plantations in south India. It is grown and processed in the Idukki gardens of Kerala. Each pod is carefully hand-picked and dried in the shade. The plants are grown naturally and free of chemicals.

Rs. 200.00
How To Use
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Whole green cardamom pods from ElephanTrunk are uber-fresh, directly from Idukki, Kerala. The pods are slightly sweet and add a light aroma to the recipe, perfect for sweet and savoury dishes. Some amazing ways to use it are:
  • Boil a couple of pods in 2 glasses of water, milk, tea, or coffee and savour the taste.
  • Chew cardamom pods directly as they are an excellent mouth freshener.
  • It can be used in desserts, rice and Indian curries.
Whole Green Cardamom
Green cardamom, or Elaichi, is a highly aromatic Indian spice that we source from plantations in south India. It is grown and processed in the Idukki gardens of Kerala. Each pod is carefully hand-picked and dried in the shade. The plants are grown naturally and free of chemicals.
Once dry, they are packed in zip pouches to retain the aroma and flavour. Cardamom requires a lot of care, and timing is crucial.
So, the next time you come across one on your plate, remember that it took a lot to reach you :)
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Product names in different languages
  • Hindi - Elaichi
  • Telugu - Yelakkai
  • Malayalam - Elathari
  • Tamil - Yelakkai
  • Kannada - Yelakki
  • Marathi - Veldoda
Why ElephanTrunk?
ElephanTrunk brings you a range of premium Indian spices handpicked by experts.
  • All our spices are 100% natural, with no added colours or preservatives. The goodness of each spice resides in its aroma and flavour, which is a sign of purity.
  • All spices come in zip-locked, easy-to-store pouches packed hygienically while maintaining strict quality standards.
What is Elaichi and How is it Used in Cooking?

Elaichi, also known as cardamom, is a popular spice used for its aromatic flavour in various cuisines.

What Makes Green Cardamom Different from Other Varieties?

Green cardamom, known for its vibrant colour and freshness, is considered superior in quality to other types.

How Can Whole Cardamom Enhance My Dishes?

Using whole cardamom pods releases a burst of flavour, making it a preferred choice in culinary applications.

What are the Health Benefits of Green Elaichi?

Green elaichi is known for its digestive properties and is often used in traditional medicine.

How is Kerala Elaichi Unique?

Kerala elaichi is renowned for its unique aroma and taste, attributed to the region's climate and soil.

Can I Use Whole Green Cardamom in Sweet Dishes?

Absolutely! Whole green cardamom is an excellent addition to sweet dishes, adding a rich aroma and flavour.

What's the Best Way to Store Elaichi?

Store elaichi in an airtight container in a cool, dry place to preserve freshness.

How Do I Know If My Green Cardamom is Fresh?

Fresh green cardamom has a vibrant green colour and a pleasant aroma.

Can I Grind Whole Cardamom at Home?

You can easily grind whole cardamom pods at home for fresher, more potent spice.

What are Some Popular Recipes Using Green Elaichi?

Green elaichi is widely used in recipes like biryani, chai, and sweets.

Is Kerala Elaichi Organic?

Our Kerala elaichi is organically grown, ensuring natural and high-quality spice.

What Makes Whole Green Cardamom from Idukki Special?

Idukki's unique environment gives its whole green cardamom a distinct flavour profile.

How to Incorporate Elaichi in Everyday Cooking?

Elaichi can be used for an aromatic twist in teas, desserts, and savoury dishes.

Are There Any Side Effects of Consuming Green Cardamom?

Green cardamom is generally safe, but moderation is vital, as excessive use might cause issues.

What's the Difference Between Green and Black Elaichi?

Green elaichi is milder and more aromatic compared to the more robust flavour of black elaichi.

How Can Whole Cardamom Improve Digestion?

Whole cardamom has been traditionally used to aid digestion and soothe stomach issues.

Can I use Kerala Elaichi to make masala tea?

Yes, Kerala elaichi is an excellent addition to masala tea for an authentic flavour.

What are the Aromatic Properties of Whole Green Cardamom?

Whole green cardamom is highly aromatic, making it ideal for perfuming dishes and teas.

Is Elaichi Suitable for Vegan and Gluten-Free Diets?

Elaichi is naturally vegan and gluten-free, making it suitable for various dietary needs.

How Does Green Cardamom Contribute to Weight Loss?

Green cardamom may aid in weight loss due to its metabolism-boosting properties.

Customer Reviews

Based on 178 reviews
Adarsh Chettri
The best

These are definitely the best quality spices that I’ve bought so far. Fresh, intact, well packed.

Amrutlal Solanki
Fine quality

Very nice

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Whole Green Cardamom (Elaichi)

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