With a slightly smoked flavour due to the roasting process over open fire and its woody, camphor-like notes, black cardamom is every bit as good as its green cousin.
Bigger than green cardamom pods, black pods grow in the wild.
Black cardamom is a common ingredients in Indian and Scandinavian cuisine.
It is a great addition to marinades and sauces, fish recipes and meat (lamb, game or pork).
On the sweet side, black cardamom pairs well with fruits such as apricots, oranges and red berries. Black cardamom will add a kick to cakes and gingerbread.