Do you know? Coriander Seed is also known as…
Sabut Dhaniya – Dhaṇē – Kōthamīra – Kottamalli Vitaikaḷ – Kottimīra Vittanālu – Kothambalari
Coriander is a well-known herb since ancient times across the world. It’s dried seeds and fresh leaves are used for culinary and medicinal purposes in Ayurveda. It is the dried seed or fruit of the coriandrum sativum plant, which belongs to the parsley family. Both the leaves and the seeds are used in the culinary arts. Coriander seed is used extensively in Indian, Middle Eastern and Asian cuisines.Typically used ground, coriander’s mellow flavor profile is spicy, aromatic taste with slightly citrus earthy flavor, which is enhanced once brought under warmth (oils release from the seeds). Coriander’s subtle sweet-and-sour flavor profile lends itself to both sweet and savory dishes and is used in curry-based dishes, several ethnic dishes, soups, pickled vegetables, cooked vegetables, bread, pickles and stews.Consuming coriander can have multiple benefits for the entire body. It is a fragrant, antioxidant-rich herb that has many culinary uses and health benefits. It is known to be rich in immune-boosting antioxidants. It may help lower your blood sugar, fight infections and promote heart, brain, skin and digestive health. It may also help improve Kidney functioning, hair & skin.