Brown Mustard Seed 100g

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Brown mustard seeds are a popular ingredient in various cuisines, particularly in Indian, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern cooking. They are used to add flavour and texture to a wide range of dishes, including curries, pickles, chutneys, marinades, sauces, and salad dressings. A fiery flavour that is commonly used to make whole grain and many coarse varieties of mustards including Dijon

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Here are some common uses of brown mustard seeds in cooking:
  1. Seasoning: Brown mustard seeds are often used as a seasoning in various dishes. They can be added to marinades, dressings, and sauces to enhance the flavor.
  2. Indian cuisine: Brown mustard seeds are a key ingredient in many Indian dishes. They are often tempered in hot oil or ghee (clarified butter) to release their flavor before adding other ingredients. This technique, known as “tadka” or “tempering,” is commonly used in dals (lentil soups), curries, and vegetable stir-fries.
  3. Pickling: Brown mustard seeds are used in pickling brines to add a tangy and slightly spicy flavor. They can be added whole or ground to the pickling liquid.
  4. Spice blends: Brown mustard seeds are sometimes used in spice blends, such as curry powders, garam masala, and pickling spice mixtures. They add depth and complexity to these blends.
  5. Salad dressings and vinaigrettes: Brown mustard seeds can be ground and added to salad dressings and vinaigrettes to provide a unique flavor and texture.
  6. Baking: Ground brown mustard seeds can be used in baking recipes, such as bread, pretzels, and crackers, to add a subtle spiciness.
When using brown mustard seeds, it’s common to heat them in oil or dry roast them briefly to unlock their full flavor before incorporating them into your dishes. However, keep in mind that brown mustard seeds can be quite pungent and spicy, so it’s important to use them in moderation if you prefer a milder taste.

Ingredients: MUSTARD


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