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Different types of Coriander Seeds

Coriander is one of the oldest herbs and spices. The coriander plant's fruit contains two seeds, which are dried and used as dried spices. When fully ripe, the seeds are yellowish-brown to tan in color, with longitudinal ridges. The flavor of coriander seeds is light and pleasant, with a hint of citrus. It has a rich, warming scent that is slightly fruity and nutty. Coriander seeds are available all year in whole or powdered powder form.


The dried seeds of the Coriandrum sativum (coriander) plant, which belongs to the parsley family, are known as coriander seeds. It's also known as Chinese parsley in some regions. This plant produces both herbs and spices, giving it a unique flavour profile. Its seeds, which are pleasant and lemony, are used to make coriander spice.



There are different types of Coriander Seeds according to their applications and qualities available in the market. Find out different types of Coriander Seeds below.


1. Badami


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Identification - (How to identify Badami Coriander Quality)

  1. Brownish in Shade, good in aroma

  2. Might have some dark and black seeds mixed in it.


Uses of Badami Coriander Quality -

Since Badami quality is the cheapest coriander quality available in the market, Spices Manufacturing companies use it in the grinding and spices blending process. As the Spice Manufacturers look for Aroma caring little about the color of the product.

Badami coriander seed is used in retail packing also for Price-conscious market.


2. Eagle


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Identification - (How to identify Eagle Coriander Quality)

  1. Light Brown in Shade, aroma similar to Badami

  2. Might have some dark brown seeds mixed in it.


Uses of Eagle Coriander Quality - Since Eagle quality coriander is one of the cheapest coriander quality available in the market, Spices Manufacturing companies use it in the grinding and spices blending process. As the Spice Manufacturers look for Aroma caring little about the color of the product.

Spices Manufacturing companies use Coriander Eagle in the grinding and spices blending process. As the Spice Manufacturers look for Aroma caring little about the color of the product.


3. Scooter


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Identification - (How to identify Scooter Coriander Quality)


  1. Light Green Shade, mildly strong in aroma

  2. Some seeds of the light brown present


Uses of Scooter Coriander Quality -

  1. Retail packing

  2. Used in grinding pure coriander powder, due to its green color


How to Store Scooter Coriander Seeds -

  1. Fumigate every 2 months, as coriander is prone to infestation

  2. Store it in cold storage to preserve its aroma and green color.



4. Parrot


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Identification - (How to identify Parrot Coriander Quality)

  1. Green shade, strong in aroma


Uses of Parrot Coriander Quality -

  1. Retail packing

  2. Used in grinding pure coriander powder, due to its green color





How to Store Parrot Coriander Seeds -

  1. Fumigate every 2 months, as coriander is prone to infestation

  2. Store it in cold storage to preserve its aroma and green color


5. Coriander Split


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Identification - (How to identify Coriander Split Quality) :

The split husk of coriander seeds



Uses of Coriander Split Quality -

It is the cheapest to use in powder (grounded) spices.








Suman Exports deals in all kinds of Coriander Quality, please feel free to drop a message or mail us at spices@sumanexport.in, if you would like to quotation for Coriander Seeds.