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Black or Brown Mustard Seeds

May 16, 2012 by Mimi in with 0 Comments

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>Mustard seeds (Rai)– in Indian cooking brown mustard seeds are more commonly used but black seeds contain a higher proportion of the volatile mustard oil and strongest flavor. Both Variety is available in Indian Market.The larger yellow variety, known as white/ yellow mustard are much les pungent. Powdered mustard has no aroma when dry, but a hot taste is released when it is mixed with water. The seeds can be put whole into very hot oil and popped.Vegetables are  cooked in this flavored oil or it can be poured over some dishes just before serving. Ground Mustard is used in salad dressing recipes to help blend oil and vinegar and add a spicy zip. Mustards seeds are a popular addition to dishes such as vegetable, beans, pastries and pickles.Many pickles and spreads are made with Mustard powder and  lemon juice or  Vinegar. It is important to know that once mixed with lemon juice, mustard tends to be very hot and tangy-if kept overnight or longer.

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