Coriander is more abundant in antioxidants and minerals like manganese, iron, magnesium and calcium. It is also known as Chinese parsley or cilantro.
More common in dishes such as
- Rice dishes
- Soups and stews
- Meat rubs
- Pickled vegetables
- Borodinsky bread: A sourdough rye bread of Russian origin
- Dhana dal: Roasted and crushed coriander seeds, a popular Indian snack
Dry roasting or heating coriander seeds can enhance their taste and aroma. However, ground or powdered seeds lose their flavor quickly, so they’re best enjoyed fresh.