The coriander seeds are used in sweet and savory dishes. In the kitchen, it gives a special flavor to stews, sauces, marinades, pickles and chopped meat. For desserts and in the meat industry is used for the manufacture of sausages and canned food.
Also for obtaining certain liquors and beverages. In some countries like India there is a custom of toasting it to intensify their flavor. Ground coriander is used in different mixtures of spices like curry.
Coriander have many benefits, among them, we can highlight that it stimulates the digestive system and decreases gas production. Coriander seeds are known for their antidiabetic power as they stimulate insulin production. They function as anti-inflammatory agents. Coriander has the phytonutrients as: carvone, geramol, limonene, borneol and camphor. The seeds are chewed as a remedy for halitosis, giving a pleasant breath. It is also an important source of iron, magnesium and manganese.
It contains large amounts of vitamin C, an antioxidant par excellence, and it is a storehouse of B, thiamine, riboflavin and niacin, among other vitamin complex.