Common name: Cilantro, Coriander
Scientific name: Coriandrum sativum
Pre soak: 8-10 hours
Germination time: 6-7 days
Harvest time; 14-18 days
Flavour: Celery like taste
Nutrition: Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Calcium, iron, phosphorus and more.
Health benefits: Promote health for bone, vision, nervous system, and more.
Cilantro microgreens are usually ready to harvest in 14-18 days. Microgreens are richer sources of various micronutrient especially vitamins and minerals. Some of the lipophilic vitamins are much higher in microgreens than mature parts. Like vitamin E content of microgreens is forty times higher than the mature parts. Anti-nutritional factors like nitrates and nitrite contents are low in microgreens. In addition to this microgreens are a dense source of various bioactive compounds. Microgreens are used in salads, sandwich and soups. It can also be used for stuffing parantha and other Indian foods.