Tag: seeds

Green Cardamom

Green cardamom, like the black variety, is part of the ginger family. The green cardamom plant, elettaria, is also known as true cardamom and is the most popular variety of cardamom. It is used to flavour food and drink, as a spice and in medicine.

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Fenugreek is used both as a herb (the leaves) and as a spice (the seed, also known as methi). It is a common ingredient in hot curries like bhuna, jalfrezi, dopiaza, madras and vindaloo.

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