Next to black pepper, cardamom is the most common spice in India. It is also one of the world’s most ancient spices, often glorified as the Queen of Spices, the Grain of Paradise, and so on. It is used widely in India for both, culinary and medical purposes. Cardamom spice has a complex flavor that can be described as slightly sweet, floral, and spicy with citric elements. Its unique slightly sweet and savory flavor allows it to be combined with both sweet and savory dishes.