Cold pressed mustard oil is considered liquid gold, because of its health benefits, flavour profile and versatility. Mustard Oil is one of the most versatile oils in the world, as it can be used for cooking, massaging and even hair care.
The benefits of mustard oil have been known from centuries ago but its popularity increased after scientists started researching its benefits on human health.The history of mustard oil dates back to about 2000 years ago when it was introduced to India by traders from around Asia who brought it with them during their travels through Central Asia where it was cultivated in large quantities during that period of time.
It has been used since ancient times in India and China as a health remedy for various ailments such as acne, eczema, psoriasis, hair fall, dandruff and many more health issues. It is also a big part of festivities and rituals and considered auspicious in Hindu culture.
Our Cold pressed mustard oil comes with the immense natural benefits of mustard. We ensure the highest quality of our product, maintained intact in our glass bottles.
What we love about Mustard Oil?
- Cold Pressed from the finest quality mustard seeds
- Delicious flavour and aroma
- Good ratio of Omega -3 and omega -6 which help inflammation in the body by lowering cholesterol levels and blood pressure
- Rich in Mono Staurated Fatty acids (the good fatty chains that we need in our diet)
- Has a higher smoke point than most other oils
Flavour profile & Usage Suggestions
- Cooking Heat - Medium-High.
- Flavor - Bold. Best described as wasabi like. It is a yellowish or pale brown oil with a pungent smell and taste.
- Suitable for medium-high heat: Perfect for sautéing, frying, making curries, blending into a dressing/sauce, pickling.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Can cold pressed oils be used for cooking and deep frying?
- Mustard seed oil is one of the most versatile cooking oils available in India today. It can be used for deep frying, stir frying and sauteing foods because it has a high smoke point (around 400 degrees Celsius).
- It also results in lower oil retention in fried foods
- We recommend using our cold pressed mustard oil for sauteeing or making pungent (wasabi like) & citrusy salad dressing to get the most of use and value.
- You can use it in the air fryer too.
- Where to buy cold pressed oils in Dubai, UAE?
- Can we use pressed oils for skin care?
- Mustard Oil is one of the most versatile oils in the world, as it can be used for cooking, massaging and even hair care. It has been used since ancient times in India and China as a health remedy for various ailments such as acne, eczema, psoriasis, hair fall, dandruff and many more health issues.
- Cold pressed oils vs refined oils
- Cold pressed oil means the seeds are pressed in a low temperature that is below 36°C /98°F. This ensure their good fatty chains are intact, and dont lose out on their goodness.
- Commercial edible oils in supermarkets are generally hot pressed oils. Hot pressed oil means the seeds are roasted and pressed under very high temperature (above 49°C /120°F). They also add petro-chemicals during the extraction process to get more oil out of the seeds.
- Edible oils purchased in stores are known as "RBD" oils. These are oils that have been Refined, Bleached and Deodorized. As a result, these oils are generally tasteless, odorless, and colorless regardless of the original oilseed type or quality.
- Multiple over processing like this, makes the resultant oil devoid of any benefits, and makes them anti-inflammatory, which is a big concern today for most people.
- We have been using these commercial for decades now due to savvy marketing campaigns, but it is only in the recent times, through awareness about the importance and benefits, cold pressed oils became very popular once again.
- Do cold pressed oils go bad?
- Cold pressed oils do not have any added chemicals or preservatives or chemical treatments like commercial supermarket oils, which means they will spoil faster or become rancid if not stored properly in your kitchen or pantry, especially your gourmet oils that are not used everyday. Read more about how to store your cold pressed oils properly
- What is the shelf life of cold pressed oils?
- Our mustard oil have a shelf life of 8 months, when stored properly. Read more about how to store your cold pressed oils properly
- Do cold pressed oils need to be refrigerated?
- Mustard oil should also be stored in a cool, dark place that's also dry—preferably a pantry away from not just light but appliances too, as heat and light cause it break down and become rancid.
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