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Dhania Dal

Also Known As : Roasted Coriander seeds


Taste Profile

It has lemony-salty taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Dhania dal is used as mouth freshner or aftermint.
  2. It is also eaten as a snack and is added to mukhwa mixes.
  3. It is also added to south indian dishes like sambar and rasam.

Common names and forms

  1. Coriander Pulse
  2. Dhaniya Dal
  3. Toasted coriander seeds


Dhania Dal is roasted split coriander seeds along with an added pinch of salt. It is popularly known for its mouth freshener usage.

Health benefits

  • Dhania dal has citronellol compound that prevents mouth ulcers.(1)
  • It also has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.(1)
  • It helps to promote better digestive system.(1)
  • It calms the nerves and promotes better sleep.(1)
  • It helps to boost immune system and protects from infections.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose whole aromatic seeds. Avoid if they are broken or has moisture.

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