Mustard is the most popular and widely used in spices and condiments in the world. It is available in white, brown and black varieties.
Mustard is used as a main ingredient in chaunk in many dressings, glazes, sauces, soups, pickles and marinades. It is commonly paired with meats and cheeses. Also, is added to sandwiches, salads, hamburgers, corn dogs and hot dogs. Mustard Seeds are best used in varieties of upma, sambar, rasam, chutni, variety rice etc.,
Calorific value: 100 grams offers 469 kcal Energy.
Carbohydrates-34.94g, Sugars-6.89g, Dietary fiber-14.7g, Fat-28.76g, Saturated-1.46g, Monounsaturated-19.83g, Polyunsaturated-5.39g, Protein-24.94g, Vitamins: Vitamin A equiv.-3?g(0%), Thiamine (B1)-0.543 mg(47%), Riboflavin (B2)-0.381mg(32%), Niacin (B3)- 7.890mg(53%), Vitamin B6-0.43mg(33%), Folate (B9)-76?g(19%), Vitamin C-3mg(4%), Vitamin E-2.89 mg(19%), Vitamin K- 5.4?g(5%), Minerals: Calcium-521mg(52%), Iron-9.98 mg(77%), Magnesium-298 mg(84%), Phosphorus-841mg(120%), Potassium-682 mg(15%), Sodium-5mg (0%), Zinc- 5.7 mg(60%), Other constituents: Water-6.86g
Dietary fibres in mustard improve digestion. Mustard seed is rich in a nutrient called selenium, known for its high anti-inflammatory effects. The high source of magnesium in mustard seed helps in reducing the severity of asthma attacks and certain symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. It lowers blood pressure, menopause pain and migraine.