Spice Trade — coriander

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Aloo Gobi – Spicy Potatoes and Cauliflower, traditional Indian cooking

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This Indian style dry curry is a personal home favourite, and below is our home recipe passed down for generations. The potatoes are extremely soft, and both them and the cauliflower soak in all the spices. So, even though it’s a dry curry, in some ways it is more full flavoured than the commonly understood “curry”. We like this curry with warm hot bread, and a side dish of fresh, unsweetened yoghurt.                                           Recipe: Aloo Gobi Serves: 4 Ingredients2 medium sized potatoes (cut...

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Tandoori Paneer just like home

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Our home favourite! This Paneer is unlike the common Matar Paneer or Palak Paneer you find it restaurants. It’s name comes from the Tandoor Oven used to cook it in – a special, cylindrical clay oven used in Indian cooking and baking, temperatures inside can reach as high as 480°C (900°F)! Of course at home, we just use an ordinary grill. This paneer takes on a delicious full-bodied flavour after being marinated in a blend of indian spices. It’s also served without a wet curry base – not needed when the paneer itself tastes so good. Works best as an...

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Nutrition and Buying Tips: Coriander Seed

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Regency Grade Coriander Seeds All values below are per 1 tsp (1.8g) of coriander seeds. ProximatesWater 0.16gEnergy 5kcalProtein 0.22gTotal lipid (fat) 0.32gCarbohydrate, by difference 0.99gFiber, total dietary 0.8g MineralsCalcium, Ca 13mgIron, Fe 0.29mgMagnesium, Mg 6mgPhosphorus, P 7mgPotassium, K 23mgSodium, Na 1mgZinc, Zn 0.08mg VitaminsVitamin C, total ascorbic acid 0.4mgThiamin 0.004mgRiboflavin 0.005mgNiacin 0.038mgFolate, DFE 0µgVitamin B-12 0µgVitamin A, RAE 0µgVitamin A, IU 0IUVitamin D (D2 + D3) 0µgVitamin D 0IU LipidsFatty acids, total saturated 0.018gFatty acids, total monounsaturated 0.244gFatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.032gCholesterol 0mg Tips on buying quality coriander seeds Our recommendation (besides eating fresh coriander leaves!) is to ensure buying from...

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Recipe: Chole Masala (Indian Cooking)

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Chole Masala is one of the more popular North Indian dishes, and also relies heavily on traditional Indian cooking techniques. Also known as “Garbanzo beans” or “Chickpeas”, this recipe for Chole Masala is the result of layering spice upon spice to produce a rich, flavourful curry. Garbanzo beans are also highly nutritious. As a member of the legume family, they are highly recommended for optimizing health and preventing disease by the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association and American Cancer societies. Rehydrating dried beans is always going to be more healthy and flavourful, but this recipe can be sped up...

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Spicy Stuffed Okra, Indian Style

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                              Recipe: Spicy Stuffed Okra Serves: 2-3 Ingredients For the Stuffing1/4 cup coarse ground peanuts100g tomatoes finely chopped1″ fresh ginger grated1 Green chilli finely choppeda small bunch of coriander leaves finely choppeda small bunch of1 tsp Coriander seed + Cumin seed (ground)1 Red chilli (ground)1/4 tsp Turmeric (ground)3/4 tsp salt or to taste1 tsp brown sugar For Frying200g Okra washed, edges trimmed and slit½ tsp black mustard seeds½ tsp cumin seeds1 tsp sesame seeds1 ½ tbsp peanut oil To serve1 tbsp freshly grated coconut1 tbsp freshly chopped coriander leaves1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice Preparation method1. Mix all ingredients for the stuffing and fill it in the...

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