Coriander seeds is also know as Dhaniya in India. They are from Apiaceae family. Its scientific name is Coriandrum sativum. they are plump and brown in color. Coriander is flowing plant which belongs to Parsley family.
Coriander seeds and powder are commonly use in cooking. the coriander leavers are often used raw and added to the dish just before serving.Coriander is most popular flavor booster used in preparing various dishes.
Coriander Seeds are used as anti-diabetic.Coriander seeds is also used to lower cholesterol. it is also helps to control blood sugar. Coriander’s volatile oil is rich in beneficial phyto nutrients. coriander seeds have anti-oxidant properties and dietary fiber that advance the healthy working of the liver also it helps in the generation of digestive compounds and juices that facilitate the procedure of digestion.
For Diabetes patient , it is believed that Coriander plan is very useful for lower the level of sugar. When Coriander seed is roasted it is used as a snack, which is popularly known as Dhana Dal.In many countries Coriander leaves are used as a salad.
Another important property that coriander leaves have is anti-histamine properties which helps us to reduce the seasonal allergies. Coriander has large amount of Calcium which helps us to maintain bone growth.