Coriander also known as cilantro is aromatic herb an affluent source of iron, manganese, nutritional fibre and magnesium. Coriander in addition to above is also a store of protein, Vitamin K and Vitamin C and Carotene. It is along with the rich supplier of various nutrients, which is a vital part of the diet.
It is a taste activator when eaten in the form of chutney and enhances the presentation and flavour of food when used for garnishing on vegetables.
Coriander seeds are an integral part of spices and leaves when used in salads and soups along with enhancing the presentation value of the food it also provides health benefits too. Though it is in normal day to day life has just become a herb to garnish, but its nutritional contents enrich and safeguards the body from an incurable disease from cancer to a mouth ulcer.