You can use cardamom (elaichi) green in beverages, food as well as traditional medicine. This spice is used in cooking savoury as well as sweet dishes, such as pulao, biryani, kheer and halwa. It adds a distinct flavour and aroma in the desserts and beverages. Both the pods and seeds of the cardamom can be used. People can store this spice in air-tight container and use one or two cardamoms as per their use. This spice works well in providing relief from gastric troubles.