About Coriander powder
- Coriander powder (called dhaniya powder in Hindi) is made from the roasted and ground seeds of the coriander plant.
- When the plant has passed its productive cycle, it bolts and creates small, round, light brown fruit or seeds.
- These seeds are then either dried in the sun for a few days or pan-roasted until fragrant.
- The seeds are then blended in a spice grinder or a dry grinder jar to make coriander powder.
- The hypoglycaemic property of coriander powder plays a crucial role in reducing the blood sugar level of the body. Presence of volatile oils and essential nutrients strongly inhibits the release of sugar into the blood and increases the insulin levels in the body. Thus, it converts starch into energy and reduces the symptoms of diabetes such as frequent urination, fatigue, sudden hunger pangs, etc.
- The abundance of anti-bacterial, anti-septic, and antimicrobial properties, make cilantro the healthiest choice among vegetables to shield the body from various infections. Enriched with essential nutrients like Vitamin A, C, folic acid, and beta-carotene, regular consumption of coriander powder helps ward off infections like common cough, cold and flu symptoms.
- The abundance of fibre in coriander seed powder makes it a natural digestive having hot potency. The grounded seed powder of cilantro or coriander boosts digestion relieves from various gastrointestinal anomalies like constipation, flatulence, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, dyspepsia, irritable bowel syndrome and also improves liver function. When used with other spice options or simply sprinkled onto everyday foods, it is highly effective in removing harmful AMA toxins from the body, all the while improving absorption of nutrients, promoting digestion and assimilation of the consumed food.