Spices, which form part and acreage of the Kerala cuisine, constitute an integral element in the state’s group of agricultural commodities. It also forms an important commercial crop in terms of domestic consumption and export. The climate of Kerala is conducive to the growth of spices.
Some of the spices that Kerala is famous for and which you will see on tours of the spice plantations of Kerala are: Pepper, Cardamom, Cinnamon, Ginger, Vanilla, Nutmeg, Cloves etc... You may also find some medicinal herbs for ex: Thyme, Basil, Mint, Bay, Sage, Rosemary and Oregano.
These spice plantations have been strong destinations for the power elites from the European nations and have made a direct route for these striking treasures and fought hard to establish control. The Chinese and Arabian merchants have also flocked to this alluring vicinity.
So, on your next visit to Kerala; do not miss these captivating savors and the aroma of spices. Make sure you stack your bags with packets of delightful aromatic delights, click those shutterbugs endlessly and make your trip an event to summon up and cherish.