Organic Coriander Powder
The ground coriander is obtained from the Coriander seed of the coriander plant.Most commonly, it is bought as whole dried seeds, but it can also be found as a powder. When grinding at home, it can be roasted or heated on a dry pan briefly to enhance the aroma before grinding it in an electric grinder or with a mortar and pestle; ground coriander seeds lose their flavour quickly in storage hence it is best to ground as needed. Coriander powder has a pleasing whiff and taste. One can crush coriander seeds finely or coarsely as per recipe requirement.
Organic Coriander powder is good for digestion. It also increases appetite. It helps in purifying the blood and curing inflammation, fever and as well as various allergies. Due to 'cooling' qualities of coriander, this spice is considered to be very beneficial for restoring the 'Pitta' balance.
When mixed with sugar and rice water, powdered coriander helps children suffering from breathing problems. It also provides relief to pregnant women by checking vomit.
During summers, it can be used for curing sunstroke. However, one has to be careful as large quantities of coriander, can affect the health adversely also.
Though powdered coriander is useful in restoring balance of all three-Vata, Pitta and Kapha-yet the quantity may vary according to the physiology of a person and the disease for which he or she is being treated.
|Nutritional information table (nearest decimal)gram per 100g