It is a popular flavouring agent in Indian sweets such as kheer varieties, in teas and flavoured milk, in rice dishes like biryani and pulavs, and in curries like korma. Cardamom powder is often used to give curries a Mughlai richness.
Elaichi or cardamom is one of the most common spices seen in an Indian household. Not only does it add sweet taste and unique flavour to your dishes, it is also widely used as a natural mouth freshener.
Cardamom powder has detoxifying and vitalizing properties. In Ayurveda, it is considered an effective medicine for digestion and blood circulation. It is also a natural breath freshener.