Like other spices coriander is available throughout the
year providing a fragrant flavor that is reminiscent of both citrus peel and
The fruit of the coriander plant contains two seeds which, when dried, are the portions used as the dried spice. When ripe, the seeds are yellowish-brown in color with longitudinal ridges. Coriander seeds are available whole or in ground powder form.
Nutrients in Coriander, 2.00 tsp (4.00 grams):
Nutrient - %Daily Value
Fiber - 8.4%
Calcium - 2.9%
Calories(17) - 0%
This chart graphically details the %DV that a serving of Cilantro/Coriander seeds provides for each of the nutrients of which it is a good, very good, or excellent source according to our Food Rating System.
Used for chutneys, sauces and garnish in our delicious meals.