Coriander is a herb which is acknowledged as a flavour enhancer along with its nutritional value. It is known by different names as coriander and cilantro, but this certainly holds a distinction. The dried seeds are called coriander while the fresh leaves are called cilantro. Moreover, they provide a tart lemony flavour to the dish, but not only this, it also has a high nutritional value as it is rich in vitamins, minerals, and fibre.
At the time of purchasing coriander leaves, it should be kept in mind that they should be fresh and hydrated and should be vibrantly green in colour. There should not be any dry leaves and should be clean.
Allergic reaction: Unlike any other plant food, coriander also contains some allergic agent. Some of the allergic reactions and their symptoms are; first swelling of mouth and lips, nausea, wheezing, feeling light head. Lowers blood pressure: with the abundance of potassium found in the plant food that predominantly reduces the sodium in the body.(2)
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