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Coriander seed


Also known as:
Dhania

Description:
The tiny fruits of the coriander plant are dried to get coriander seeds. The seeds have an earthy flavour. The seeds are used whole and ground in cuisines worldwide. While in Asia, it is used as a seasoning in curries and other dishes, outside the continent, it is use in pickles, breads and even in some beers.

Commonly used in:
Fish and meat dishes, curries, certain breads and beers.

Health Benefits:
Coriander seeds aid in digestion, has anti bacterial properties and is even said to be beneficial to diabetic patients.