Cardamom Coffee

There are two genus of cardamom, namely Elettaria and Amomum.Elettaria cardamom known as green cardamom has a strong unique taste with an aromatic fragrance and is commonly used for spicing different recipes as well as sweets and drinks. Amomum cardamomis commonly known as black cardamom. It has a strong flavor, a little camphor like and has a smoky appearance due to drying. It is also used as a spice in different recipes, but not as flavoring agent in sweets and drinks. Brewing tea or coffee with green cardamom enhances the coffee’s taste.
Cardamom Coffee Recipe – Hot
Get the strong flavor of cardamom in coffee in this cup of hot drink.
Ingredients

  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 4 green cardamom pods
  • 1 teaspoon of ground coffee or instant coffee

Procedure

  • First ground the cardamom pods with a mortar and pastel.
  • Then boil the milk in a container.
  • Add sugar and ground coffee/instant coffee and stir well so that the ingredients dissolve completely.
  • Then add the grounded cardamom pods and keep stirring. The more you stir the more stronger is the drink.
  • When everything has been mixed properly, strain the hot drink in cups and serve.

Cardamom Coffee Recipe – Cold
Try this cold coffee with cardamom and enjoy the drink in the summers.
Ingredients

  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 4 green cardamom pods
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee
  • 1 teaspoon choco powder
  • Crushed ice

Procedure

  • First ground the cardamom pods with a mortar and pastel
  • Then boil the milk in a container.
  • Add sugar and grounded cardamom pods. Stir well to dissolve the sugar completely.
  • Cool the milk in refrigerator.
  • Add the coffee powder and crushed ice in the cup and pour the cooled milk in the cup.
  • Stir little and then add the choco powder dust from above. Let it float.
  • Serve the icy cool drink.

Cardamom Coffee Recipe – Raw
For people who like drinking raw, coffee with cardamom will be a good treat for them. You can either drink it hot or cold. This recipe is same as the other two recipes, all you have to do is, just substitute milk with water.
If you haven’t tried cardamom coffee yet, then just follow these recipes to prepare the drink. A cup of coffee along with few good companions will be a perfect evening treat. But I will tell you one secret, you neither need a companion nor the rain and breeze. Just a cup of cardamom coffee – sip and savor the flavor for all seasons.