Organic Mustard from OrganicSiri®
Sarso seeds are a rich source of oil and protein; they are used in the kitchen almost every day in a number of dishes. These seeds are great for healthy eating, while adding flavor without any fat. They are also believed to have antibacterial and antiseptic qualities.
Also known as
Avalu, Sarso, Rai
Rai have a plethora of health benefits. Calcium, manganese, omega 3 fatty acids, iron, protein and dietary fiber are all abundant in these seeds. They are great for digestion because they speed up body metabolism. These seeds are abundant in selenium, a nutrient recognised for its anti-inflammatory properties.
How to use Mustard
Rai are commonly used in Indian cuisine to spice sauces and curries. Frying the seeds first makes them taste more subtle and brings out a more complex flavor. They are used as more of a seasoning than a base; they really perk up a lentil or rice dish when fried in a little oil with curry leaves. They are an important ingredient in pickles; they can also be used in powder form. A popular sauce is made using these seeds which is widely used in a number of continental dishes.
This crop requires well drained, nutrient rich soil. Weeding is essential to avoid competition, significant effort is required to protect the crop from pod borers. Avalu from OrganicSiri are grown in our own farms organically without use of fertilizers or chemicals. At OrganicSiri, we grow all our crops in our own farms organically without use of fertilizers or chemicals.
Avalu have high oil content and need to be stored properly. They can be kept in an airtight container in a cold, dry area for up to one year. To maximize the shelf life of these seed store in a cool, dark cupboard, away from direct heat or sunlight. To find out if the seeds are spoilt, crush a small amount in hand, then taste and smell it; if the aroma is weak and the flavor is not obvious, then the seed should be replaced.
It is a cool season crop and requires clear dry weather; it is preferably grown during the winters.
How to buy Organic Mustard
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