Tiny, mustard seeds have an interesting bite and they contribute to the exotic flavor and aroma of Indian food. If you are like most people, the word "mustard" probably conjures up images of ballparks and barbeques. Yet, once you add mustard seeds to your spice cabinet, the word will take on a whole new meaning, as you will also relish the spicy, aromatic rustic taste and fragrance that mustard can add to your meals. Mustard seeds are from the mustard plant, which is a cruciferous vegetable related to broccoli, Brussels sprouts and cabbage. DNV produces mainly two kinds of Mustard Seeds – Yellow and Red.
Mustard Seed's hot and spicy flavor enhances cuisine across the world. Whole Mustard Seed may be used in pickling or in boiling vegetables such as cabbage or sauerkraut. Red Mustard Seeds are an important flavoring in Indian dishes. The seeds are fried in hot ghee or oil till they pop, sputter and turn gray releasing their nutty, pungent flavor. They are usually fried with other fresh or dried spices like cumin, asafetida, chilies and turmeric before they are added to other Indian food like to dals, curries or vegetable dishes.
Mustard not only stimulates the appetite by increasing salivation by up to eight times, it also has digestive, laxative, antiseptic, and circulative stimulant properties.
DNV Mustard seeds are sourced from the sand-land of Rajasthan.
Knowing that Mustard is used in all spheres of Indian kitchens. DNV Mustard Seeds are packed in 500gms, 200gms, 100gms and small pack to wave away the hassles of tiny storage.