Fresh Coriander Leaves
Fresh Coriander leaves – Coriander is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. It is also known as cilantro, particularly in the America. The leaves are variable in shape, broadly lobed at the base of the plant, and slender and feathery higher on the flowering stems. All parts of the plant are edible, but the fresh leaves and the dried seeds are commonly used in cooking. The leaves have a different taste from the seeds, with citrus overtones. Some perceive an unpleasant “soapy” taste or a rank smell and avoid the leaves.
BENEFITS OF CORIANDER
Coriander is one of the best detoxifying agents for the body. You can just add a bunch to boiling water and turn off the gas. Drink this water every morning to cleanse the stomach. They are also laxative in nature and provide you with goodness of vitamins too.
| Skin inflammation | Lowers cholesterol levels | Positively reduce blood pressure | Treating mouth ulcers | Bone health | Aids Digestion
HOW TO USE FRESH CORIANDER LEAVES
Coriander leaves are mostly used a garnish in dals, gravies, lentils, etc. They make amazing chutneys and dips by pureeing them with chillies and ginger. The stem of the coriander is packed with flavour and used for making exotic mocktails and cocktails too. Coriander can also be used in breads