Ingredients: Brown Mustard Seeds
Typically Used In: Brown mustard seeds are used in different parts of Europe to make hotter varieties of prepared mustard. They are particularly popular in France where they are used in Dijon mustard. They are also often blended with yellow mustard seeds to make English-style prepared mustard. Brown mustard seeds are the main ingredient in Germany’s Dusseldorf mustard and American spicy brown mustard. Brown mustard seeds play an important role in some versions of the Indian panch phoron spice blend. They are also used in curries where they may be partnered with a range of spices like cumin, coriander, and curry leaf.
Product Highlight: Like all other mustard seeds, brown mustard seeds are a good source of many important nutrients that can be beneficial for health. Their health-enhancing compounds include: Minerals: Brown mustard seeds contain minerals like calcium, iron and potassium. Vitamins: You can get vitamin A from brown mustard seeds as well as various B vitamins like thiamin, riboflavin and folate. Allyl isothiocyanate: Responsible for the heat of brown mustard seeds, allyl isothiocyanate also protects from cancer.