The ground coriander is obtained from the Coriander seed of the coriander plant. It is most commonly found in its whole seed form. When grinding at home, it can be roasted or heated on a dry pan briefly to enhance the aroma before grinding it in an electric grinder or with a mortar and pestle. Ground coriander seeds lose their flavour quickly in storage. Therefore, it is best to ground the seeds to your need. Coriander powder has a pleasing whiff and taste. The spice is an important item of international trade. Coriander is widely used in whole or ground forms for flavouring purposes. In India, coriander goes into mainly making of curry powders as well as being an important flavouring agent.