Coriander powder is a useful and necessary spice that can be easily made at home by toasting and crushing coriander seeds into a finely ground powder. In this post, we will explore the process of making coriander powder with detailed images and a video tutorial.
My mother typically prepares coriander powder at home, so I don’t usually purchase spice powders from outside sources. This habit has also influenced me. Explore additional recipes for homemade powders. Coriander powder adds flavor to dishes like curries, gravies, and rice dishes, and is more nutritious and fresh than store-bought powders.
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About Coriander Powder
Coriander seeds are also known as Dhania. Dhania is a vital spice in Indian cuisine, and is widely used in dishes around the world.
Coriander powder is a common ingredient used in our household for preparing everyday dishes like gravies and curries. When made at home, it is known for its freshness, aroma, and strong flavor. The process of making coriander powder involves roasting coriander seeds, allowing them to cool, and then grinding them into a fine powder.
The coriander seeds can be dried in the sun or roasted until they are crispy and then ground. Roasting the seeds helps to bring out their aroma and flavor, resulting in a crisp texture.
Two types of coriander seeds are available: regular and country, also known as “Naatu Malli” in Tamil. Use whichever type is accessible in your area. When stored for a long time, coriander seeds can attract insects quickly, so if you purchase them in bulk, make sure to roast and store them. You can also store them in the refrigerator.
What are the benefits of making your own spice mixes at home?
Homemade powders are always best as they are
Without added preservatives or artificial colors.
- Longer shelf life
- More fragrant and aromatic
You are aware of all the components that are involved in the creation of
Additional fresh batches can be made at any time.
Step-by-Step Guide to Making Coriander Powder
Take 1 cup of coriander seeds. Remove any stones or debris and throw them away.
Add coriander seeds to a kadai.
Gently toast over low heat.
Heat in a dry pan until golden and a fragrant smell is noticeable.
Turn off and transfer to a plate. Allow to cool completely.
6. Pour into a clean and dry mixer jar.
7.Grind to a fine powder.
After removing from heat, transfer the item onto a plate and allow it to cool before storing.
Place in a sanitized, moisture-free receptacle. Enjoy the delicious and fragrant homemade coriander powder!
Before starting, remove any stones or debris and dispose of them. It is important to always purchase high-quality spices.
To prepare coriander seeds, you have two options: sun drying and grinding, or roasting over low to medium heat and grinding. When roasting, be sure to use low to medium heat to avoid burning the seeds. It’s important to not leave the roasting process unattended.
Allow the ground mixture to cool down completely before use. Once ground, spread it onto a plate and transfer to a clean, dry jar for storage.
Ensure that your mixer jar is both clean and dry before storing it. Additionally, place it in an airtight container to preserve the flavors. Be cautious of any moisture entering the jar as it could result in the growth of fungi.
Which type of coriander seeds should be used?
Purchase high-quality spices to create your own blend of spices at home. Depending on what is available in your area, you can use either standard coriander or a local variety.
What is the expiration date of ground coriander?
Ground coriander can be stored for up to three months. If preparing a large amount, refrigerate and transfer to a smaller container for daily use.
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Coriander Powder Recipe
In this post, we will explore how to easily create coriander powder at home by toasting and pulverizing coriander seeds into a fine powder. Step-by-step photos and a video will be included for guidance.
- 1 cup coriander seeds
Take 1 cup of coriander seeds and remove any stones or debris that may be present, then throw them away.
Add coriander seeds to a kadai.
Gently heat over low heat.
Toast until golden brown and you can smell the fragrance.
Turn off and transfer to a dish. Allow to cool completely.
Pour the contents into a clean and dry mixer jar.
Pulverize into a smooth dust.
Move to a dish to cool, then store.
Place the coriander powder in a dry and clean container. Your homemade powder will now be fresh and aromatic, ready to use!
Before starting, remove any stones or debris and dispose of them. It is important to purchase high-quality spices.
Drying Method Options: You have the choice of sun drying and grinding or roasting on low-medium heat and grinding. When roasting coriander seeds, be sure to use low to medium heat to avoid burning. Do not leave the roasting process unattended.
Allow the ground substance to cool down entirely before proceeding with the grinding process. Once ground, spread it onto a plate and transfer to a clean, dry jar for storage.
To ensure freshness, clean and dry your mixer jar before storing it in a sealed container. Avoid any moisture from entering the jar to prevent the growth of fungi.
Coriander Powder Recipe
Serving Size: 10 g
Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 0.04g0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Vitamin C 1mg1%
The percentage of daily values is calculated using a 2000 calorie diet.
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