These versatile seeds are one of the most commonly found spices in the Indian kitchen. They are golden-brown and offer a somewhat spicy and warm flavor. Dhaniya contains essential oils which contribute to the richness of its flavour. These extensively used seeds have other benefits as well, which adds to their popularity. Rich in minerals and vitamins, they are truly an all-rounder spice.
Coriander is widely available as both whole dried seeds and as a powdered spice. The flavor, aroma, and pungency of the seeds are enhanced by roasting or heating them before adding them to the dish. Whole coriander seeds hold their flavor for longer than the powdered variety when stored.
|Total lipid(fat)||17.8 g|
|Fiber, total dietary||41.9 g|
- Lowers blood sugar
- Immunity booster
- Good for digestion
- Improves Brain Function
- Fights Infection
Coriander seeds are extensively used in the pickling of vegetables outside of Asia. The seeds are also used to make sausages in Germany and South Africa. In Russia and Central Europe, coriander seeds are used as a substitute for caraway in rye bread (for example, Borodinsky bread). They are also used in the making of several beers, especially Belgian wheat beers. Coriander seeds can be combined with orange peel to greatly enhance a dish’s citrus flavor. Coriander seeds are one of the main traditional ingredients in the South African boerewors, a spiced mixed-meat sausage.
Use Zafran coriander seeds to make delicious curries, homemade bread, stews, and much more.