Coriander is commonly known as “Dhaniya” in the Indian and “cilantro” in America and some parts of Europe. It is an herb that is used around the world as a condiment, garnish, or decoration on culinary dishes. The scientific name is Coriander Sativum l. Its leaves and fruits have a recognizable and pleasant scent and are commonly used raw or dried for culinary applications.
Its uses in global food preparation are only the tip of the iceberg. Coriander is packed with Fiber, Magnesium, Manganese, Protein, and Iron, making it beneficial for health. It has eleven components of essential oils and six types of acids or vitamin-C, each having a number of beneficial properties. According to the USDA national nutrient database, Coriander contains a number of Vitamins and Minerals.