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Powdered mustard is a combination of brown and white seeds mixed with turmeric or saffron for added flavor and color. Powdered Mustard has no aroma when dry, but a hot flavor is released when it is mixed with water. Before using, mix Mustard Powder with water to form a paste. It takes about 10 minutes for the mustard flavor to develop. Unlike other pungent spices, Mustard's flavor does not build or persist.
How to Select
For powdered, is easily available at market. You can also powder at home, choose good quality of mustard seeds.
· Use in foods needing flavor highlights.
· Mustard powder helps emulsify liquids use in salad dressing recipes to help blend oil and vinegar and add a spicy zip.
· When adding mustard to baked goods, know that it will inhibit yeast growth, thus requiring longer rising periods.
How to Store
Store mustard seeds powder in airtight containers in a cool, dry place up to six months