Mustard is a condiment made from the seeds of a mustardplant (white/ yellow mustard, Sinapis alba; brown/ Indianmustard, Brassica juncea; or black mustard, Brassica nigra). Commonly paired with meats and cheeses, mustard is also added to sandwiches, hamburgers, corn dogs, and hot dogs.

  • Botanical Name  : Brassica
  • Family  :  Cabbage Family
  • Commercial Part  :  Seed


Also in foods, yellow mustard seed is used as a spice and to flavor mustardcondiment. White mustard (Brassica alba) is the most mild and is used to make traditional American yellow mustard. Brown mustard (Brassica juncea) is dark yellow, has a pungent taste, and is used to make Dijon mustard.