CORIANDER SEEDS

Specification

Properties Values & Limits
Kinds (whole or splits) – Indori (washed/unwashed)
– Kanpuri (washed/unwashed)
– Badami (washed/unwashed)
Purity 98%
Extraneous Matter Max. 2.0%
Split Seeds Max. 5.0%
Damaged seeds other than insect damage Max. 2.0%
Moisture Max. 8.0%
Live infestation Nil

Nutrition Facts

  • Serving Size: 100gm
  • Amounts per servings
  • Calories 23
  • % Daily Values*
  • Total Fat 0.5 g
    0%
  • Saturated fat 0 g
    0%
  • Polyunsaturated fat 0 g
  • Monounsaturated fat 0.3 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
    0%
  • Sodium 46 mg
    1%
  • Potassium 521 mg
    14%
  • Total Carbohydrate 3.7 g
    1%
  • Dietary fiber 2.8 g
    11%
  • Sugar 0.9 g
  • Protein 2.1 g
    4%
  • Vitamin A
    134%
    Vitamin C
    45%
  • Calcium
    6%
    Iron
    9%
  • Vitamin D
    0%
    Vitamin B-6
    5%
  • Vitamin B-12
    0%
    Magnesium
    6%
  • *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet.
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Selection and storage

Coriander seeds as well as its oil can be readily available in the markets year around. The seeds used as a spice. Good-quality coriander seeds should release pleasant, slightly peppery flavor when squeezed between index and thumb fingers. In the store, buy whole seeds instead of coriander powder since oftentimes it may contain an adulterated spicy mix.

At home, store seeds in cool, dry, dark place, in airtight containers. This way, they keep well for many months and can be milled using a hand mill whenever required. Ground or powdered coriander should be stored in airtight containers and placed in the refrigerator. Use this spice powder as early as possible since it loses its flavor rather quickly due to evaporation of essential oils.

Different Uses

Mustard is the most popular spices for curing many cuisines and diseases. Some of the major uses of Mustard are:

  • Used in various cuisines: Coriander is used in various cuisines. It is used in pickling and in making sausages.
  • Other Health benefits:
    • Use of coriander helps in reducing skin Inflammation.
    • It can help keep our arteries clean of bad cholesterol.
    • Keeps our liver healthy.
    • It can help in reducing our blood pressure
    • Strenghten the immune system

Besides this, there are many uses of coriander; the whole description of this would not be possible at all.

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