One of the ancient spices that originated from southern India, cardamom is a spice with pungent flavor & aroma. It is made from a seed pod originating from the ginger plant family. Every other Indian house hold uses cardamom as either the entire pod or seeds separately in various Indian recipes. Well, not just in India, cardamom is also grown in Sri Lanka, Guatemala, Indo China and Tanzania. This spice serves it’s flavors in most cuisines all over the world. Famously known as Eliachi in India, it’s also added in coffee and tea decoctions for flavorsome beverage. A concoction made from cardamom seeds is believed to relieve digestive problems and improves the immune system.