10 Steps to Grow Dhaniya in Your Kitchen Garden

Producer:  Mehak Pal

Coriander leaves or dhaniya is used in many Indian dishes. Its addition not only enhances the taste of the dish but also increases its nutritional value.

Here is a step-by-step guide to growing dhaniya in your kitchen garden.

 Put some coriander seeds in a shallow dish and pour water until the seeds are covered.

Step 1

Cover the dish with a plastic bag or a lid for 3 to 4 days to create a humid environment that will encourage the seeds to sprout.

Step 2

Get a plant pot ready for planting the coriander seeds by using expanded clay.

Step 3

 Cover the drainage layer with a sheet of burlap or sack.

Step 4

Fill the pot with compost. Place the sprouted seeds in the soil, covering them with a thin layer of compost.

Step 5

Spray water on the soil after covering the seeds with a thin layer of compost.

Step 6

Place the pot in a bright and sunny location in your kitchen garden.

Step 7

Water the plant regularly to ensure that the soil is moist and doesn’t dry out.

Step 8

If you notice slow growth or a plant that needs a boost, you can feed it with a light liquid fertiliser every couple of weeks.

Step 9

After 5 to 6 weeks you can harvest coriander leaves as they are bright green and young.

Step 10