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Coriander

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Known for its cooling effect, coriander powder is to be included in food specifically during summers.
Only the most carefully handpicked coriander seeds make it to the Tata Sampann Coriander Powder pack.
Drinking the extract of coriander seeds, caraway, dill, aniseed and fennel alleviates stomach pain.

Coriander - The Giver of Good Health

In the world of spices, coriander powder is more or less used as a back-up to the regular spices. It is not very strong but instead adds a very subtle earthy, juicy and peppery flavour.

The origin of coriander powder can be traced back to the seeds of the cilantro plant. All parts of the cilantro plant are believed to be edible, but the fresh leaves and the dried seeds are the parts most traditionally used in cooking.

Coriander powder is prepared by roasting the dried coriander seeds gently and then grinding them. The idea behind roasting the dried seeds is to bring out the flavour contained in the seeds.

Coriander powder is extensively used in Latin American, Spanish, Mexican and Indian cuisines as well as in the preparation of several Ayurvedic medicines. It is a common ingredient for garnishing spicy curries, marinades, chillies, sauces, soups and other dishes, and wonderfully amalgamates with onions, chillies, tomatoes and potatoes.

The quintessential Indian Curry is symbolised by the famous ‘C’ club, which consists of Coriander powder, Chilli powder, Cinnamon and Cumin powder.

Coriander inbetween

The Tata Sampann Advantage

Tata Sampann Coriander Powder is specially made of carefully chosen coriander seeds from the farms of Kumbhraj, home to some of the best coriander in the country. These seeds are sorted, cleaned and crushed finely using modern technology. Authentic grains ground delicately to enhance the taste of food and scientifically packed so it doesn’t lose its flavour quickly are the distinctive features of Tata Sampann Coriander Powder.

All Tata Sampann Powders carry the promise of keeping the natural oils contained in the spices intact to not just ensure superior quality but also the transfer of all the nutritional benefits to you.

Health Benefits of Coriander Powder

  • Lowers cholesterol
  • Safeguards the colon mucosa from cancer
  • Relieves constipation
  • Controls blood pressure and heart rate
  • Boosts immunity

    Nutrition Guru says:

    Any time you purchase a pack of Coriander Powder from the market, you can put it through the below test to check its purity.

    Purity Test
    step 1 1.
    Add a teaspoon of Coriander powder to a glass of water
    step 2 2.
    Stir gently
    step 3 3.
    If the powder is adulterated, the husk will float on the surface.
    step 4 4.
    The pure powder will gradually settle at the bottom of the glass.

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