Most spices and herbs may be ground using a pestle and mortar.\n.
\nCAB: Don't grind the pods. You have to split them and empty the seeds out, then grind just the seeds. T…he pod shells would turn into sawdust. (MORE)
In the US we generally see Cardamom in a powder form. In many other countries they use it in the dried seed pod form. I've seen the seed pods used in cofee and tea for flavor …in the Middle East. Also, I've seen it used in cooking like a bay leave or garlic clove in Pakistan. (MORE)
Cardamom pods are seed pods that contain seed pellets that can be ground into cardamom powder. Typically there are two types, green and black cardamom. This spice is used whol…e in the pod in some Indian dishes, and can also be used to flavor Middle Eastern coffee. It is also a spice used in Scandinavian cooking. (MORE)
powdered cardamom is reddish tograyish brown with an aromatic odour and an agreeable aromatic and pungent taste . it is characterised microscopically by :;; 1-numerous f…ragments of perisperm cells with starch granules and prism oe calcium oxalate 2-numerous fragments of yellowish to reddish brown sclerides 3-epidermal cell with collapsed layers (MORE)