In commodity market terminology refers to an annual herb from the Apiaceae genus. Also known as Chinese parsley and cilantro, the herb is native to North Africa, Europe and Southwest Asia.
Coriander futures are traded in India on the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) and the Multi-Commodity Exchange. Contracts are for 10 metric tons and are quoted in Indian Rupees. The symbol for Coriander futures is DHANIYA.