Cardamom Is Trending (and Here Are 12 Ways to Cook with It)

cardamom and chocolate hazelnut bread recipe
Floating Kitchen

News flash, foodies: Cardamom is having a major moment. For the uninitiated, it’s a spice that comes from the pods of the Elettaria and Amomum plants, and it’s known for its uniquely aromatic taste and smell. It’s the mainstay of Indian cuisine and pairs equally well with both sweet and savory foods. Curious? Try these 12 recipes that star cardamom (including a cocktail, of course).

chai spiced granola with cardamom recipe
Gimme Some Oven


Chai Spiced Granola

Snacktime just got tastier (and healthier, too).

cardamom coffee recipe
Honestly Yum


Cardamom Coffee

Not your average cup of joe.

cardamom rose iced latte recipe
Local Milk Blog


Cardamom Rose Iced Latte

Once you’ve mastered the basics, spice things up a notch.

cardamom spiced carrots and apples recipe
Vanilla and Bean


Cardamom-Spiced Carrots and Apples

You’ll never eat plain veggies again.

one pot chicken with caramelized onions and cardamom recipe
Recipes from a Pantry


One-Pot Chicken with Caramelized Onions and Cardamom

Just toss it all into a single pan.

cardamom and chocolate hazelnut bread recipe
Floating Kitchen


Cardamom and Chocolate Hazelnut Bread

A holiday dish you can bake year-round.

basmati rice cardamom and pistachio porridge recipe
The Full Helping


Basmati Rice, Cardamom and Pistachio Porridge

Sayonara, oatmeal.

grapefruit cardamom gin fizz recipe
The Modern Proper


Grapefruit Cardamom Gin Fizz

This cocktail is so healthy, it’s basically a green juice.

orange and cardamom baked salmon recipe
Recipes from a Pantry


Orange and Cardamom Baked Salmon

Psst: The leftovers are great on salad.

blood orange and cardamom olive oil pound cake recipe
Cupcake Project


Blood Orange and Cardamom Olive Oil Pound Cake

Aka how to seriously impress your houseguests.

gurkha chicken cardamom curry recipe
Great British Chefs


Gurkha Chicken Cardamom Curry

Take a half-hour trip to Nepal.

dirty chai affogato with cadamom recipe
Plays Well With Butter


Dirty Chai Affogato

End your meal on a sweet note, thanks to PureWow Coterie member Jesse Reilly.

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