1 pod = 1/6 teaspoon ground
Approximately, 4 pods of cardamom = .6 tsp ground cardamom.
Ground cardamom would seem a lot bigger than 6 cardamom pods. The surface area would increase considerably so it is hard to precisely say how much is equal to 6 pods.
Roughly: 1 1/2 teaspoons of ground cardamom = 10 pods
i ground cardamom is 1/6 so 2 is 0.3333= 1/2 tsp
Cardamom - Not unlike saffron cardamom is hard work to produce, pods are picked, pods are stripped by hand (approx 12 seeds per pod), it will take the contents of approx 10 pods to create 1 teaspoon of ground cardamom Ground cardamom is the most expensive form - upto around £6 per oz ($10)
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 whole 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.
Most spices and herbs may be ground using a pestle and mortar. CAB: Don't grind the pods. You have to split them and empty the seeds out, then grind just the seeds. The pod shells would turn into sawdust.
Cardamon (also known as cardamom) pods
Generally 10 pods equals 1 1/2 tsp of ground cardamom; another user wrote: 1 pod = 1/6 teaspoon ground
This is the way to split a cardamom pods:Hold the pod in your hand and crack it with your finger so you can split it open.