Did you know that cilantro is the leafy form of coriander, a dried fruit? In North America, it is primarily known as cilantro, but elsewhere, it's good old coriander! It is such a popular herb and deserves to be highlighted, so here are seven fantastic dishes that show the cilantro off at its best.
Cilantro Chicken: Although this cilantro chicken takes about 4 hours to prepare and cook, the results are well worth the wait. The steamed chicken is so tender that it melts in your mouth.
Lobster Curry: There's nothing that beats a rich, decadent lobster curry!
Paneer and Kofta Curry: This elegant dish will impress any dinner guests.
Seed & Pea Potatoes: These potatoes are from south eastern India and are considered Bengali-style cuisine. They go great with baked fish and mushrooms.
Turnip Bhurta: This is a spicy side dish that can be served alongside just about any Indian main course! It makes use of ghee, cumin, ginger and chilies!
South Indian Stuffed Eggplant: This stuffed eggplant recipe is made in the South Indian style.
Squash Kofta with Tomato Sauce: Kofta are small, deep fried balls made with shredded or minced vegetables and chickpea flour or a dough made from dal! These can be served hot as an appetizer or even as an entree when served with the tomato sauce.