The Black Cardamom tastes quite different from the green Cardamom and has a different aroma. It is used in making rice dishes, chana, soups etc. It is also used in preparing garam masala, the spice mix that is basic to North Indian cooking. They are also used in home remedies such as ‘kadhas’ which involve boiling a combination of herbs till the water level reduces to half.
Black Cardamom have antibacterial and antiseptic properties. It is also good for respiratory health and stomach.