Coriander which is commonly known as Dhania belongs to Apiaceae. It is largely grown in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh. The fresh green leaves from the coriander are also broadly used in the field of culinary.
Storage and uses:
Storing fresh leaves in the fridge in a ‘net’ vegetable bag (widely available everywhere and commonly used in India for storing all kinds of vegetables),Remove and dead or rotting leaves, wash and dry on a towel overnight,Place in the net bag and store in your fridge vegetable compartment of the fridge,Coriander is a versatile herb that is widely used in cooking many things as it provides an intense and earthy flavor to the food.
Coriander or cilantro is a wonderful source of dietary fiber, manganese, iron and magnesium as well. In addition, coriander leaves are rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin K and protein. They also contain small amounts of calcium, phosphorous, potassium, thiamin, niacin and carotene.