Black Cardamom is also known as Indian, Bengal, Hill, Greater, Big or Winger Cardamoms. A warming spice, black cardamom is used more commonly in savory dishes. It has a smoky flavor which comes from the method of drying on a flame which also lends it a distinct aroma. This dried fruit is sold both as pods and seeds where the pods carry a higher flavor. Black Cardamom improves dental health, cardiovascular health etc.