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Coriander Leaf/Dhaniya (200gm-250gm)

Coriander Leaf/Dhaniya (200gm-250gm)

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Overview

Coriander leaves are also known as Coriandrum sativum, cilantro and are used to flavour various dishes. It is also common by the names Chinese parsley and Dhania. It is found in Indian kitchens and is used as a garnish or a key ingredient in various dishes. 

 

Nutritional profile

 

Every 16 grams of cilantro provides:

  • Calories: 3.68 gms
  • Fat: 0.083 gms
  • Carbs: 0.587gms 

 

Health benefits

  • Coriander seeds activate enzymes, which help in lowering blood sugar.
  • It also helps in managing anxiety.
  • Coriander leaves possess antimicrobial compounds that help in fighting infections and foodborne illness.
  • Coriander leaves contain a generous amount of calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus, which helps in improving memory.


Uses

  • Coriander leaves are used in making salads.
  • One can also prepare lip balms using these leaves. 
  • Coriander is also beneficial for skin as it helps in alleviating dermatitis.

 

Recipes

1. Kothimbir Vadi

Ingredients: 2 cups chopped coriander leaves, 8 garlic pods 1 ½ cup of water, 2 cups gram flour, 1 tsp turmeric powder, cumin seeds, 1tbsp rice flour, 1inch ginger, 8 green chilies, oil and salt as per taste

Cooking steps: Firstly, wash the coriander leaves and then chop them and keep them aside. Prepare a ginger garlic paste by adding chilies into it. Take one bowl and mix rice flour, gram flour, and salt in it. Next, add a paste of it by pouring water. Now take a pan and heat oil. Add some turmeric powder, ginger garlic chili paste and cumin seeds, stir and add chopped coriander leaves and sauté them. Add chickpea flour mixture into it and stir the mixture. Now turn off the flame and take a silver foil. Spread the chickpea coriander leaves mix on the foil and pat it with fingers. Now let it cool down and cut it evenly into square shapes.

Now again, heat the pan and add some oil into it. Now add the square pieces into the pan and fry till it becomes crisp. Now let it cool down and serve it.

2. Coriander Chutney
Ingredients: Chopped coriander, 1tsp. Lemon juice, 1inch of ginger, ½ tsp. cumin powder, 1chopped green chili, black or white salt as per taste

Cooking Steps:
Take a jar and add coriander leaves, ginger, and chopped green chilies. Now add one tsp. lemon juice, jeera powder, black salt as per taste. Pour some water and then blend all these ingredients in a blender. Serve this coriander chutney with sandwiches and other dishes.