PTI Black Moti Elaichi is a popular Indian spice, called Black cardamom or kali elaichi. Useful in many of the cuisine's signature dishes. It is in the form of seed pods, which are dark brown to black in color and take on a smokey flavor. Green cardamom contributes a subtle, delicate taste to dishes, black cardamom packs a punch. Black Cardamom is useful in sweet dishes due to its strong smokey and menthol flavors.
Black cardamom is useful in savory Indian dishes ranging from curries, stews, daals. In China, pods are useful in Sichuan cuisine. In Vietnam, they are useful as an ingredient in pho noodle soup. Moti Elaichi is useful in soothing digestion problems. Cardamom also finds use in a number of home remedies to treat a number of infections from cold and cough to acidity, blood pressure, and blood sugar.
Store PTI Black Moti Elaichi in an air-tight container away from light and heat. The pods will remain fresh for about a year while the ground black cardamom will retain its flavor for only a few months.