Coriander Seeds are from green coriander plants also know as Cilantro or Chinese Parsley.
Common Name: Cillantro, Sookha dhania, Malli, Chinese/Mexican parsley
Botanical Name: Coriandrium Sativum
Backgrounds and Native counties
From the ancient past, coriander is a famous herb that offers healing and protection. According to evidence-based records, the first cultivation was seen in Greece and Italy. It is mainly cultivated in Mexico, Canada Tunisia, Ethiopia, China, Russia, India, Morocco, Hungary, Malta and Argentina etc.
Taste and Aroma
The bright, bold, hollow and rounded beautiful woody seeds add a piquant crunchiness and subtle spiciness to meals. Coriander seeds have a mild peppery and slightly earthy flavour with a citrus kick ( A orange peel like taste). It bestows a long-lasting floral, fruity and nutty aroma that made a recipe more appealing.
The culinary importance of coriander seeds can not be underestimated. The perfect combination of its sweet, spicy and earthy flavour with appealing smell makes it an ideal choice among all the kitchen spices. Most commonly in Asian cuisines, it is used for chhaunk, where it is heated in ghee or oil before seasoning food. It can also use in dough making. As a taste enhancer, it also goes well with curries, commonly stir-fries, spice rubs, soups, curries, pork chops, sauces etc. Most Indian and Pakistani dishes are incomplete without this aromatic spice.
Health Benefits and medical uses
Coriander seeds are equally important in fitness as in cooking. Its health-benefiting components include key vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and carotenoids. It collectively helps in weight loss, improving eyesight, boosting up immunity and regulating blood pressure and blood glucose level. The presence of vitamin C also shows anti-ageing effects.
It can be store for 3-4 years in an air-sealed container.
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