Making Grainy Mustard with Karen

Making Grainy Mustard with Karen


How do you make grainy mustard?

I discovered how to make grainy mustard and couldn't believe how easy it was to make.

It was my turn to cook the leg of lamb for Christmas dinner and I found a great recipe that required lots of grainy mustard rubbed all over the lamb. That's what inspired me to make my own and try some different flavours.


All you need are mustard seeds, vinegar and seasoning. Then there are lots of options for adding different flavours so read on......

Mustard is one of my go-to ingredients when I want to add some flavour so I always have a jar in the fridge. It is great added to:

Salad dressings & sauces
Slow cooker meals
Roast or bbq meat as a rub
Stews and casseroles
Potato dishes


1/4 cup black mustard seed
3/4 cup white/yellow mustard seed
1 cup vinegar

[TIPS: For the black seed I use Mustard Streaks or Mizuna
Apple Cider vinegar is my preference but any light coloured vinegar works]

Place the above 3 ingredients in a bowl and stir.

Leave for approx 24 hours or until all the liquid has been absorbed.

Whizz up the mix in a food processor with
1/4 teaspoon salt
& juice of 1/2 a lemon or lime

Process until creamy (it remains quite a grainy mix).



Here's some suggested additions you might like to experiment with for different flavours and to suit your tastes:

A splash of dark beer
Fresh ginger
Herbs - tumeric, rosemary, dill, tarragon or thyme
Chopped olives

I hope you feel inspired to try this simple recipe too.

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