Coriander seeds offer a light exotic flavor that deepens the longer you cook it. In its raw form, it has a nice floral and citrusy smell reminiscent of cardamoms and lemons—light and sweet. Unlike most spices, coriander is light and versatile enough to work with almost all kinds of spices and meats.
The smell and taste of whole coriander seeds is light and not overwhelming so it can be used generously in both sweet and savory dishes. Add coriander seeds to vegetable dishes and pair with fruits and other spices.