Crop /product name and cultivated place: Spice, Cardomom, Elappara Idukki
From the farm of: Mrs Gibi Princell
Type & Shape: Dried Oval In Shape
Specifications and specialty (shelf life, weight, color): 2-3 yrs, 50gm, Pale green
Method of farming (Land, Manures, Techniques): Copper sulphate is used as a fungicide to assure minimum yield of this product. No other pesticides, preservatives and additives are used.
Season/ duration of cultivation:Normally starts bearing yields two years after planting, harvesting is mostly done in October - November.
Cardamom is a spice made from the seed pods of various plant in the ginger family and it is also used as spice and for medicinal purpose too.Cardamom has a sweet,pungent flavour and aroma,with hints of lemon and mint.
To flavour dishes.
Cardomom lowers the blood pressure. it protect us from chronic diseases and also contain cancer fighting compounds.