Brassica Hirta - Brassica Juncea - Brassica Nigra
Mustard is an annual herb cultivated as oil seed crop or as vegetable or as fodder, of which, 3 species are known for its condiment value. They are pale yellow or white mustard (Brassica hirta), brown mustard (Brassica juncea) and black mustard (Brassica nigra).
The major processed products are mustard powder used in the manufacture of mayonnaise, dried or dehydrated mustard leaves, whole mustard seeds etc.
Whole mustard is used as a flavouring agent in Indian cooking, whereas ground mustard provides flavour and consistency in Bengali fish curries. Mustard flour has preservative and antioxidant properties in addition to providing flavour and colour.
Mustard seeds are a very good source of selenium and omega-3 fatty acids. They are also a good source of phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, dietary fiber, iron, calcium, protein, niacin and zinc.
In India, mustard is known both as oil seed as well as spice. Internationally, however, it is more popular as a spice. Mustard seeds are sold either whole or as a ground powder.
Bharart Agro Industries are manufacturing and exporting mustard seeds across the globe and the major contributor as a supplier across the country.
We had a variety of mustard seeds as listed below: