is a spice that is widely used in sweet and savory dishes, particularly in Indian, Middle Eastern, and Scandinavian cuisine. It has a unique, aromatic flavor that is sweet, floral, and slightly spicy, and is used in dishes such as chai tea, biryanis, and curries. Green cardamom pods contain small, black seeds that can be used whole or ground into a powder. The pods themselves can also be used in cooking, infusing dishes with their fragrant aroma. Green cardamom has been used in traditional medicine for its potential health benefits, including improving digestion and freshening breath. It is also a key ingredient in various spice blends, such as garam masala and baharat.