Coriander (Dhaniya)

Coriander is a very popular herb and spice used in Asian cooking. Coriander (dhaniya) seeds are sold whole and ground (in powder form). The seeds are often used as one of the spices to make ‘garam masala’.

Fresh coriander is often sold in bunches or can be found on supermarket shelves in the fresh herb section. Fresh coriander leaves are normally used as a garnish in most curry dishes and is very rich in Vitamin C. The leaves and stems can be ground and used in all different kinds of fresh chutneys.