Cilantro is a relatively easy to grow annual, requiring partial shade to full sun, moderately rich soil, and good drainage. The seeds are known as Coriander, the leaves are known as Cilantro.
Coriander is the dried seed of the Cilantro.They are used whole or ground as a flavoring for food and as a seasoning. The seeds are used in curries, curry powder, pickles, sausages, soups and, stews.
The fresh leaves and stems are an essential ingredient in many Asian, Indian and Latin dishes.