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badi elaichi (बडी इलाइचि) (today's sample record)

Language: Hindi

Description: False cardamom. Black or brown cardamom. Black or brown or false cardamom is an inferior version of cardamom used only in savoury dishes.

badi elaichi
Green and black cardamom, with thanks to the excellent Arjuna on Mill Road in Cambridge

Pronounced: bah-rrhee eh-LYEH-chee
Latin: Amomum subulatum
Ethnicity: Indian Subcontinent
Most frequent country: India
Also known as: bara elaichi, boro elaichi, elchi, elcho, false cardamom, kali elaichi, masala welchi, moti illachi, moti illaichi, yalukalu

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