Mustard is a round hard seed, varying in colour from dark brown to black, smaller and much more pungent than the white.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.
Mustard Seed’s hot and spicy flavor enhances meats, fish, fowl, sauces, and salad dressings. Whole Mustard Seed may be used in pickling or in boiling vegetables such as cabbage or sauerkraut. The seeds are fried in hot ghee or oil till they pop, sputter and turn gray when they release their nutty, pungent flavor. Brown Mustard seeds are also used as a garnishing spice when they are dry roasted or sautéed in oil.
Mustard Seed is antibacterial and decongestant also used in the treatment of muscular pain, respiratory disorders, menstrual disorders, convulsion in children, ringworm. Mustard oil used as beauty aid and useful in healthy growth of hair.