English Name: Green Cardamom
Arabic Name: الهيل الأخضر (Al Hayl Al Akhdar)
Chinese Name: 绿豆蔻 (Lǜ Dòukòu)
Spanish Name: Cardamomo Verde
Japanese Name: 緑カルダモン (Midori Karudamon)

Origin: Green cardamom is native to the Indian subcontinent and is extensively cultivated in countries such as India, Guatemala, Sri Lanka, and Tanzania.

Harvest Season: Green cardamom is harvested during the monsoon season, typically from July to October, depending on the region.


  • Flavor: Green cardamom has a unique, aromatic, and highly fragrant flavor. It combines citrusy, minty, and herbal notes with hints of sweetness.
  • Aroma: The aroma of green cardamom is intense, refreshing, and slightly spicy. It is often described as warm, sweet, and reminiscent of eucalyptus or camphor.
  • Appearance: Green cardamom pods are small and oval-shaped, with a light green color. The pods enclose tiny, dark brown to black aromatic seeds.

Grades and Qualities:

  • Green cardamom is available in different grades based on size, color, and quality. The most commonly available grades are:
    • Extra Bold (EB): Large-sized pods with a vibrant green color.
    • Bold (B): Medium-sized pods with a green color.
    • Green Superior (GS): Smaller-sized pods with a slightly lighter green color.
    • Green 3 (G3): Smaller-sized pods with a pale green color.


  • Culinary Uses: Green cardamom is a versatile spice used in various culinary preparations. It is a key ingredient in Indian sweets, desserts, beverages like chai tea, and savory dishes. It imparts a delightful aroma and flavor to curries, rice dishes, baked goods, and confectioneries.
  • Medicinal Properties: Green cardamom is known for its potential health benefits. It is believed to aid digestion, freshen breath, alleviate respiratory issues, and have antioxidant properties. It is also used in traditional medicine for its potential carminative and anti-inflammatory effects.

Adulteration: Green cardamom is sometimes adulterated with inferior quality or synthetic substitutes to increase profits. Common adulterants include colored seeds, husks, or other spices. To ensure quality, it is recommended to source green cardamom from trusted suppliers.

Price Trends: Green cardamom prices can fluctuate throughout the year due to factors such as crop yield, demand, and market conditions. Prices tend to be higher during the festival seasons and peak in the months leading up to major celebrations like Diwali or Eid.

We offer cardamom in different grades: ‘Alleppey Green Extra Bold’ (AGEB), ‘Alleppey Green Bold’ (AGB) and ‘Alleppey Green Superior’ (AGS) are names that register instant appeal worldwide.

We can offer CARDAMOM in packing of 10 kg, 25 kg bundles or cartons