Popularly known as “elaichi” in hindi, “aelakka” in malayalam, “elakkai” in tamil, “yelakulu” in telugu, “yalakki” in kannada, and “ilaychi” in gujarati – cardamom is a spice made from the seeds of several plants belonging to the family zingiberaceae.
Clove is the dried bud of the flower from the tree Syzygium aromaticum.Clove has been used for thousands of years in India and China not only as a spice and condiment but also as a medicine for many ailments. Ayurvedic medicine used cloves for tooth decay, halitosis, and bad breath.
Coriander seed is the fruiting body of the coriander plant, which is a popular fresh herb. The seeds have a unique taste, combining nutty, spicy, and citrus elements to create an inviting aroma in many dishes around the world.
Fenugreek is an annual plant that is also known as methi in many places of the world.The leaves can be dried and used as herbs, the seeds can be ground into a spice, and the plant matter itself can be used as a vegetable, like sprouts and microgreens.