With coriander being a major part of our daily kitchen activity being in an Indian household, you can put it to use by presoaking them overnight for beneficial health purposes.
Coriander is something that we locally term as ‘Dhaniya’ when we visit the vendors market and a kilogram of coriander is exceptionally cheap. While we use the coriander leaves as a garnishing item and a product to suffice our taste buds, coriander seeds have several health issues to solve.
Dietician, Mrs. Anupama Girotra recommends drinking a glass of pre-soaked coriander seeds for the following reasons!
Boost Your Immunity
Coriander is well known to boost your immunity level as the antioxidants present in vegetable help in reducing free radical activity in the body. Keeping your body's first line of defense boosted can help fight many diseases, including COVID-19 disease, which is currently causing a whole pandemic throughout the world hemispheres.
Strengthens Your Hair
Coriander is known to be rich in vitamins like Vitamin K, C, and A which are very vital for hair strengthening and growth. Drinking coriander water in the morning can help reduce your hair fall ratio and breakage.
You can also apply coriander as an oil or a hair mask. It surely will show you some results!
Helps In Weight Loss
Coriander has certain digestive properties which have also made it a popular seed to be used in Iranian medicine for digestive problems.
Drinking coriander water in the morning can help improve digestion throughout the day, and boost metabolism. Both these properties can help you with your weight loss process. The water can also help you detox your system and start fresh.
Reduces Pigmentation And Acne
Coriander is rich in iron, also has anti-fungal, and antibacterial properties. Drinking coriander water in the morning can help you achieve a radiant glow, and give you clear, smooth skin.
How To Make Yourself A Drink?
To make coriander water, all you have to do is soak 1 tablespoon of coriander seeds in 1 cup of drinking water overnight. In the morning, strain the seeds and drink the water.
You can dry the seeds and later use them in cooking, as normal.
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Why Is Coriander A Go-To Herb?
Coriander seeds have a pleasing lemony flavor and floral aroma. The flavor goes very well with cumin and many recipes include equal amounts of the two. The plant's leaves and the ripened seeds taste completely different and they cannot be substituted for each other.
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