Certified Kosher Parve by Kosher Supervision of America (KSA)
Gluten Free

Cardamom Pods, Black

1 5 5 1

The smell of yellowed recipe books falling apart from too much use and ancient stains.

Availability: In stock


* Required Fields


Free Shipping

Now That's Some Spicy Shipping!

We offer free standard shipping, every day. Spend less time searching for expensive herbs and spices at your local grocery when you can buy spices online. Whether you need just a pinch or more than a pound, all of our products ship free!

Satisfaction Guaranteed

Spicy Satisfaction

At SpiceJungle, your satisfaction is important to us, and our goal is to deliver a great product and fantastic customer service. If for any reason you're unsatisfied, let us know, and we'll work with you to make it right.

Read More

Safe & Secure Shopping Guarantee


We take great pride in offering a safe and secure online shopping experience. We guarantee that every transaction you make at will be safe. You will pay nothing if unauthorized charges are made to your card as a result of shopping at

Read More

Jungle Bucks

Rewards Program

JungleBucks rewards is our way of thanking you, our loyal customers, for choosing to shop with us. The rewards program is free; simply shop like you always do and earn 5% cash back towards your next purchase. Pretty simple, huh?

Program Details


Black cardamom pods are rougher than green cardamom. In fact, you might call the flavor downright abrasive at times. This rugged quality is what makes it so delightful in rubs and spice blends such as garam masala or when added to rustic Indian goat stews packed with ginger, black pepper, and chiles. It also is used in pickling and charcuterie, and it has a fondness for buttery pound cakes and chocolate desserts.

Black cardamom is grown throughout Guatemala, Vietnam, and India. At first it was seen as a poor substitute for green cardamom, but recently (in the last two to three thousand years, which is recent for spices) it has become valued for its own flavor. Ground cardamom is extremely strong and should be used judiciously in cooking.

Additional Info

Ingredients Black Cardamom.
Basic Preparation Prior to adding to any recipe, remove seeds from the Cardamom Pods and grind the seeds. For tea infusions, simply place crushed pods and seeds in a cheesecloth bag.
Recommended Applications Use this Whole Black Cardamom mixed with bitter greens, green curry for chicken, lentils, rice or grind up for a dry rub for braised meats.
Taste & Aroma Citrus, Pungent, Smoky, Warm & Earthy
Product Style Whole
Cuisine Asian, Indian, Indonesian, North African, Scandinavian
Handling / Storage To be stored in a cool, dry place.
Shelf Life 2 Years
Qualities Gluten-Free, Kosher Parve, Non-GMO
Country of Origin India


What Everyone is Saying