Botanical name: Coriandrum sativum
Family Name: Apiaceae, Umbelliferae
Common name: Coriander, Dhania, Cilantro, Chinese parsley
All parts of the Coriander plants are eatable. Dried Coriander seed is mostly used in traditional cooking of Asian and Latin American cuisine. This spice has flavor of lemony citrus. Coriander seed has a strong flavor and aroma which enhance the flavor of curry.