Coriander – Coriander, popularly known as dhania in India, is extensively used across various regional cuisines to flavour curries, stir fries, snacks, breakfast items. Coriander seeds are plump and brown in colour, have a hollow cavity which bears essential oils that lend to the flavour of the dishes when used in cooking.
While the fresh leaves are commonly topped on most dishes, the seeds and a ground powder (masala) are also used in cooking.
Coriander is a flowering plant that belongs to the parsley family. It is among the most popular flavour boosters used in preparing arious dishes across the globe. Coriander seeds are also known for their medicinal properties.