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Whole Coriander Seeds – 50g

Original price HK$25.00 - Original price HK$25.00
Original price
HK$25.00 - HK$25.00
Current price HK$25.00

What are Coriander Seeds? 

Coriander seeds are the dried seeds of the coriander plant (Coriandrum sativum), which is an annual herb in the Apiaceae family. The plant is native to regions spanning from southern Europe and North Africa to southwestern Asia.

The seeds are small, round, and light brown in color, with a slightly ridged surface. They have a distinct, citrusy, and slightly sweet flavor with a warm, nutty undertone. Coriander seeds are commonly used as a spice in many cuisines around the world, including Indian, Middle Eastern, and Mexican cuisine.

Apart from their culinary uses, coriander seeds have several health benefits. They are a good source of dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals, including vitamin C, vitamin K, iron, and magnesium. 

How to use Whole Coriander Seeds?
Whole coriander seeds are a versatile spice that is commonly used in many cuisines around the world. Here are some ways to use whole coriander:

1. Toasting: Toasting whole coriander seeds in a dry pan before using them can help enhance their flavor and aroma. Simply heat a dry skillet over medium heat, add the coriander seeds, and toast for a few minutes until fragrant.

2. Grinding: Whole coriander seeds can be ground into a fine powder using a mortar and pestle or a spice grinder. The ground coriander can be used to add flavor to curries, soups, stews, and other dishes.

3. Seasoning: Whole coriander seeds can be used as a seasoning for roasted or grilled meats and vegetables. Simply crush the seeds lightly with a rolling pin or the flat side of a knife and sprinkle them on top of your dish.

4. Pickling: Coriander seeds can be used to flavor pickles, such as pickled onions or cucumbers. Add a teaspoon of coriander seeds to the pickling liquid for added flavor.

5. Tea: Coriander seeds can be used to make a fragrant and soothing tea. Simply steep a teaspoon of whole coriander seeds in hot water for a few minutes, strain, and enjoy.

Whether toasted, ground, or used whole, coriander seeds can add a delicious and aromatic flavor to many dishes.

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Nutritional Information
Serving size: 100g

Calories: 288kcal
Carbohydrates: 21.66g
Fibre: 32.6g
Total Fat: 16.1g
Protein: 14.1g
Calcium 630mg
Phosphorus: 393mg
Iron: 7.1mg

Produce of India

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