: 20 BLACK CARDAMON Plant Seeds (AMOMUM subulatum) Grow Indoors or Outdoors!: Garden & Outdoor. Common Name: Greater Cardamom. Amomum subulatum. Drawing of the flowering plant. Photograph by: Roxburgh, W., Plants of the coast of Coromandel, vol. Larger or Greater Cardamom, Nepal Cardamom. Latin Name: Amomum subulatum Zingiberaceae. Sanskrit/Indian name: Aindri, Sthula ela, Brihatupakunchika.
|Published (Last):||9 December 2008|
|PDF File Size:||2.37 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||6.85 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Today, the largest commercial producer of black cardamom is Nepal. It has the synonym of Amomum aromaticum. Its smoky flavor and aroma subulatym from traditional methods of drying over open flames.
In China, the pods are used for jin-jin braised meat dishes, particularly in the cuisine of the central-western province of Sichuan.
Transplant seedlings when they reach about 5cm 2in in height to containers and continue to transplant to successively larger containers as necessary. In Western medicine it is merely a flavourant or other additive to medicines, typically those for indigestion and flatulence. In traditional Chinese medicineblack cardamom is used for stomach disorders and malaria. The seeds are removed from the pods after the pods have dried. Black cardamom is often erroneously  described as an inferior substitute for green cardamom by those unfamiliar with the spice.
Amomum subulatum also known as Nepal cardamom and Amomum tsao-ko. The soil should be mildly to strongly acidic.
Cardamom is the world’s amoumm expensive spice, outstripped in price per weight only by saffron and vanilla. Sow indoors at any time. Sensory quality Black cardamom has a fresh and aromatic aroma. This behaviour is shared by other unground spices, like cinnamoncloves and green cardamomall of which are popular in Northern India and mostly used unground see also onion. During this period keep in dark cold storage chamber.
They need to be kept moist, but not soggy until germination.
Cardamon, Amomum subulatum
There, the ground seeds are an optional ingredient to the five spice powder see star anise. By virtue of the traditional drying procedure over open flames, the spice also amonum a strong smoky flavour. It is the world’s third-most expensive spice, outstripped in price per weight only by saffron and vanilla. In dried condition, they are widely known as Black cardamom or Nepal cardamom sbulatum are very popular in Indian cuisine.
In Egypt and other Arabic cultures they are ground and used to flavour coffees and teas. So, the next time you wonder why something is so expensive you can ask yourself, where does this come from …. The pods of A. You have no items subulathm your shopping basket. Retrieved 11 December A decoction of seeds is used as a gargle in affections of teeth and gums.
Spice Pages: Black Cardamom (Amomum subulatum)
The brown colour of the pericarp is attributed to 0. Cardamon, Amomum subulatum Cardamom.
Ethnopharmacological Skbulatum for Therapy of Jaundice: Initial germination lasts for about 80 days under these conditions. The cardamom plants must be three years old before they begin producing their signature seed pods.