A Popular Condiment: Black Mustard Seeds

Mustard seed is extracted from the plants which belong to Cruciferae or Brassicacea family. Black mustard seeds are obtained from Brassica nigra. The seeds are smaller than that of the white mustard. “Isothiocyanate” is the component of these seeds which enhance the spicy character. Consumption of this component reduces the growth of cells which are cancerous. Black mustard plant can attain a height about 8 ft. The flowers are small and yellow in color. If the seeds are dried they hardly produced any odor. The seeds are roasted to produce nutty flavor. The oil produced from these seeds is used in cooking.

Black Mustard Seeds

The diameter of black mustard seeds is generally less than an inch. Inside portion of these are yellow in color. In parts of US, this plant is considered as weed as they grow in pastures and fields. They are commercially grown in California. The flowers have four petals and are usually present at the tip. There are seed pods which have round seeds within them. These are used in African and Indian cuisines. The seeds are grinded and are generally popped in hot oil in order to release the mustard flavor. For its oil content these seeds are used in curries.
Black mustard seeds

There are several companies that are considered as leading supplier and exporter of black mustard seeds. These companies also supply and export mustard powder. They have modern tools and techniques for packaging these seeds. These seeds are of finest quality and commonly used in making sauces and oil. There are various websites from where you can get information about these companies. You can find best type of seeds at a reasonable rate. You can find how you order through online and purchase them. You might also find charges associated with shipping of these products.

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'Agro Products' includes a comprehensive range of raw and finished goods under the classifications of plants, animals and other life forms like flowers, fruits, vegetables, pulses, oils, etc.

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