Cardamom powder or Elaichi is one of the most common spices seen in every Indian household. Cardamom powder is an extremely versatile spice and is very popularly used to flavor both sweet and savory dishes . It acts as a taste enhancer in both coffee and tea. The cardamom powder mixes well with masala tea, masala milk, sweet dishes and ice creams. The first references to cardamom are found in Sumer, and in the Ayurvedic literatures of India. Cardamom has very strong favors and distinct taste. The overpowering taste of cardamom goes very well with all of traditional Indian dishes. Cardamom is also used as a flavoring agent in many of the food items in the region of Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and India.