Micro greens are tender shoots of vegetable or herbs whish are approx 13 inches (2.5-7.5 cm) tall. They are consumed / harvested just after the cotyledon leaves or first true set of leaves are developed. They have an aromatic flavor and highly concentrated nutrient content and come in a variety of colors and textures. Micro greens can add sweetness and spiciness to foods.
Microgreens are easy and convenient to grow, as they don’t require much equipment or time. They can be grown year-round, both indoor or outdoors.
- Common Names : Cilantro, coriander, Chinese parsley, Mexican parsley, slow bolt cilantro
- DESCRIPTION : Coriander micro green has 2-4 flat and broad leaves that connect to a slender, lime green stem. The first set of bright green leaves have an elongated blade-shape while the following pair, or the true leaves, have a slightly toothed margin and resemble a tiny version of mature cilantro leaves.
- FLAVOUR / TEXTURE : It is crisp and has a sweet, bright citrusy aroma with a clean, bold, classic cilantro flavor finishing with robust notes of pepper and fresh cut grass.
- CULINARY USAGE : coriander leaves are most commonly used in Mexican, Indian, Thai, and Chinese cuisines. They can be sprinkled on top of egg rolls and spring rolls, used to add a bright flavor to lobster and crab, mixed into polenta, or even chopped into salsa.
- NUTRITION AND HEALTH BENEFITS : Cilantro microgreens were richest in terms of lutein and beta-carotene. All of these nutrients are extremely important for skin, eyes, and fighting cancer. Micro Cilantro contains vitamins A, B, C, E, and K, beta-carotene, calcium, iron, potassium, zinc, and phosphorus. The nutritional value of coriander makes it ideal for maintaining optimum health and weight loss.
- Can be grown in Indian climate/weather conditions
- IMPORTANT : Seeds are only for growing at Home Garden or in field , Should Not be consumed directly in any form