Cardamom is referred as yelakki in Kodava thakk. It is a spice made from the seeds of several plants in the genera Elettaria and Amomum in the family Zingiberaceae. The two main type of cardamoms are – Green Cardamom and Black Cardamom. These cardamoms are common ingredient in Indian cooking and are also used as flavoring, as spice for food and as medicine.
Cardamom is regarded as the queen of spices and is regarded as the most expensive spices. Cardamom has got a strong, unique taste with aromatic fragrance. Cardamom has got many health benefits like – Improves Digestive health, promotes heart health, prevents asthma, Improves oral health, treats sore throat, Improves blood circulation and complexion, etc.,