Mustard Seeds

Arabic: بذور الخردل
Dutch: Mosterdzaad
Portuguese: Sementes de Mostarda
Spanish: Semillas de mostaza


Mustard seeds are the small round seeds of various mustard plants. The seeds are usually about 1 to 2 millimeters (0.039 to 0.079 in) in diameter and may be colored from yellowish white to black. They are an important spice in many regional foods and may come from one of three different plants: black mustard, brown Indian mustard or white/yellow mustard.