Whole coriander seeds add bursts of citrusy, herbal flavor to your food. Coriander seeds are popular the world over and a staple in many sauces and marinades. Use a mortar and pestle or spice mill to create coriander ground or add the whole seeds to your sauce for a bolder flavor. For an Indian-style curry, simmer cream, stewed tomatoes, coriander seeds, curry powder, and garam masala with marinated chicken and serve over steamed rice.
UsageCoriander is a common spice used in home brewing and pickling recipes. In India, Coriander is mainly used for taste. Coriander seeds have diuretic properties. It alleviates gas and tones the digestive tract.