Elaichi, otherwise known as cardamom, has been used extensively for culinary purposes. It can be used to season spicy gravies and add flavour to desserts. It is referred to as the “Queen of Spices.'' Cardamom contains protein, fiber, iron, calcium, magnesium and potassium besides several vitamins. Here are the 5 health benefits of cardamom along with a simple yet delicious recipe for cardamom tea.