To prepare them for use, the pods should be cracked with a small knife or fingernail. The seeds can then be removed and the skin discarded. For the utmost in savour and aroma, the seeds must be immediately ground and used. About 8 large or 12 small pods make about a 1/2 teaspoon of ground cardamom.
The moringa leaves are the most nutritious part, very high in vitamin C, beta-carotene, magnesium, calcium and one of the highest sources of protein of any leaf. 3 times more iron than spinach. Leaves can be used like spinach- raw, cooked, soup, or dried and powdered
How to season chicken Jamaican style whether for brown stewed, curried, baked, deep fried, jerked, and barbecue. For barbecuing and jerking chicken, add a tsp. of grated nutmeg, 1 tsp. of ground chilli powder and a tsp. of ground pimento or freshly crushed pimento.