Cardamom is native to India and is often used in many dishes from South Asia. Fancy Green Cardamom Pods are about 1/2″ long and have a fresh green color and pungent, aromatic flavor. Chewing on Cardamom Pods can calm an upset stomach while sweetening the breath. Cardamom can be used in many different ways. Cardamom is found in curries and as a flavoring in Indian spiced tea. Cardamom also is used in Scandinavian sweet dishes, such as coffee cakes, pastries.