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car·da·mom

(kar'dă-mom),
Grains of paradise. Dried ripe seeds of Elettaria cardamomum; used for flavoring baked goods, confectionery, curry powder, and in the manufacture of oil of cardamom which is used for flavoring liqueurs. Pharmaceutical aid (flavor); adjuvant and carminative.

cardamom

/car·da·mom/ (kahr´dah-mom)
1. a plant of the species Elettaria cardamomum or any of various closely related plants having similar seeds.
2. a preparation of the seeds of E. cardamomum, used for respiratory and gastrointestinal tract disorders, as well as in traditional Chinese medicine and ayurveda.

cardamom

Chinese medicine
A perennial herb, the seeds of which are astringent, carminative and stimulatory; it is used for abdominal pains, impotence, premature ejaculation, spermatorrhoea, urinary incontinence and vomiting.

car·da·mom

(kahr'dă-mŏm)
Herbal agent derived from Elettaria cardamomum; purportedly useful against flatulence; widely used as a cooking spice.
Synonym(s): Alpinia cardamom, Malabar cardamom.
[L. cardamomum, fr. G. kardamōmon]
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LAMB KHEEMA WITH PEAS (SERVES 4) INGREDIENTS 1tbsp vegetable oil 1 red onion, finely diced 2cm piece ginger, grated 4 cloves garlic, finely sliced 2 green chillies, sliced 2tsp coriander powder 1tsp cumin powder 1tsp garam masala 6-8 green cardamom pods 500g lamb mince 200g frozen peas 1 x small bunch fresh coriander, roughly chopped Juice of 1/2 a lime METHOD 1.
For the dough: 500g/1lb 2oz strong white bread flour, 2 tsp salt, 40g/11/2oz caster sugar, 2 x 7g sachets fast-action yeast, 40g/11/2oz unsalted butter, softened, 150ml/5fl oz full-fat milk, 2 tsp ground green cardamom, 2 tsp ground nutmeg For the almond custard: 250ml/9fl oz full-fat milk, 40g/11/2oz caster sugar 2 medium free-range egg yolks 20g/1oz cornflour, 1/2 tsp fine sea salt, 1 tsp almond extract, 50ml/2fl oz whipping cream For the sour cherry jam: 300g/101/2oz sour cherries (drained weight), 300g/101/2oz jam sugar, 1 tbsp lemon juice, cherry essence flavouring, Morello cherry essence flavouring
The Northern Dry Gin is a regional twist on the usual name and has a big kick of juniper as well as some more contemporary additions such as green cardamom and Persian lime for powerful floral and citrus flavours.
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Take about a quarter of a handful of green cardamom seeds.
The green cardamom and rosewater worked perfectly with the yoghurt, and while it was very sweet I finished the lot.
Put them in the oven and lay foil over the top of the tin so it sits above SERVES 6 500ml double cream 75ml full-fat milk 1 star anise 1 cinammon stick 2 cloves 4 green cardamom pods, smashed 5 large egg yolks 50g golden caster sugar, plus extra for the topping 1tsp green cardamom powder the ramekins and covers them, but leave a small gap at one side to allow air to circulate.
For medium sweet coffee, add 1 level tsp sugar per cup 1 slightly crushed green cardamom clove 1 heaped tsp per cup of very dark, finely ground coffee 1 Put one small coffee cup of water per person into the coffee pot.