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Coriander seeds

100 Grams
  • About this product :

    Coriander is a very important spice crop having a first-rate position in flavoring food. The plant may be a thin stemmed, small, bushy herb, 25 to 50 cm tall with many branches and umbels. Leaves are alternate, compound. the entire plant features a pleasant aroma. Inflorescence could be a compound umbel comprising 5 smaller umbels. Fruit is globular, 3 to 4 mm diameter, when pressed forced the lock two locales each having one seed. The fruit has a delicate fragrance; the seeds are pale white to brown.

    There are two distinct morphological types, one erect and tall with a relatively stronger main shoot and also the other bushy with a comparatively weaker main shoot and longer spreading branches.


    Origin and distribution:

    It is a native of Mediterranean and commercially produced in India, Morocco, Russia, East European countries, France, Central America, Mexico, and USA. Coriander could be a tropical crop and might be successfully cultivated as a rabi season crop in a section free from severe frost during February when the crop flowers and sets its seeds.


    Indian name of spices:

    Hindi : Dhania or Dhanya,Bengali : Dhana, Dhania,Gujarati : Kothmiri, Libdhaba,Kannada : Kothambri, Kothamiri, bija, Kashmiri : Deaniwal, Kothambalari, Malayalam : Kothumpalari, bija, Marathi : Dhana, Oriya : Dhania, Punjabi : Dhania, Sanskrit : Dhanyaka, Tamil : Kothamalli, Telugu : Dhaniyalu.


    Uses of coriander:

    The young plant is employed for flavoring and garnishing curries and soups. The fruits (seeds) are widely used as condiments with or without roasting within the preparation of curry powders, sausages and seasonings. it's a vital ingredient within the manufacture of food flavorings, in bakery products, meat products, soda & syrups, puddings, candy preserves and liquors. In medicines it's used as a carminative, refrigerant, diuretic, and aphrodisiac. In household medicines, it's used against seasonal fever, stomach disorders, and nausea. Coriander oil and oleoresins are primarily employed in seasonings for sausages and other meat products.

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