100% Organic Ground Coriander Seeds
Dried ground seeds from the small, pink and white flowers of a green, leafy plant, the leaves of which is called Cilantro. The coriander powder makes an exciting spice that gives a sweet and floral note with warm flavor, an aromatic feel, and a touch of citrus, with hints of orange and white pepper, enticing your sweet and savory dishes.
Also a multifaceted spice native to the Mediterranean region, this spice is freshly ground and at its peak, its optimal flavor and aroma are bottled and kept while where at it.
Usually used in baking, coriander powder is the bff of a baker especially on cold days. It can be sprinkled to any desserts and warm cocktails.
Commonly used as pickling spice in Indian cuisine, Latin American, and Middle Eastern cooking, Mexican, North African, Moroccan, North American, Southwestern American, Southeast Asia, Vietnamese cuisines as well.
As one of the oldest spices, it has been used in preparations of holistic healing medicines and applied in culinary practices up to date.
Being ground and in powdered form, essential oils and aroma are contained in this spice. Mixed with its rich amount of antioxidants and health-promoting chemical compounds, it may help combat against diseases.
It also is said to aid in digestion and metabolism with its fiber content. It helps relieve constipation and promote regular bowel movement. Only a teaspoon serving can already provide 3% of the daily recommended intake.
These fibers may aid as well in reducing the level of bad cholesterols in the body. Adding the flavonoid antioxidant in the equation, this spice may also contribute in reducing the risk of colon cancer.
It contains several vitamins and minerals as well, vitamins A and C, manganese, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, selenium, and zinc.
How to Cook with Coriander Powder:
- Essential spice added in pumpkin and apple pies, spice cookies, apple cakes, homemade granolas, and any kinds of desserts.
- Great to season beans and vegetables or to rub on or sausages, meat, chicken and lamb.
- Pleasing flavor to soups, stews, chilies, marinades, curries, curry spice mix, to pickle brines, chutneys, and compotes.
- For spice mixes: pairs well cumin, allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg, and garlic.
Dried and ground Coriander Seeds.
Storage: Store in a cool, dark cupboard, away from heat, direct sunlight, and moisture.
Keep tightly closed when not in use.
Shelf Life: 2-3 years
Use within 6 months upon opening.
*recipe courtesy of spicehunter.com
½ cup extra virgin olive oil
4 to 5 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup onion, chopped
1½ Tbsp. The Spice Hunter California Basil or 100% Organic Basil
4 cup vegetable or meat stock
1 cup celery with leaves, chopped
2 cup carrots, sliced
2 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped
1-2 cups green or yellow squash, chopped
1 cup barley (uncooked)
2 (15 oz.) cans beans (any kind, drained)
1 tsp. balsamic vinegar
1 tsp. The Spice Hunter Ground Coriander or 100% Organic Coriander
salt, pepper and Parmesan cheese to taste
In a large stock pot, sauté onion and garlic in olive oil over medium heat for 5-8 minutes. Add basil and sauté another 3-5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients and simmer until barley is cooked and the stew thickens, about 45 minutes.
Serve and enjoy!