Farmers Fields Harvest India Rajasthan 2a.
In the mustard fields near a village in Rajasthan, India, this farm hand or farmer, a woman, is harvesting Indian black mustard in the brilliant noon sunlight. These mustard seeds are important herbs in many Indian regional foods, and they are an essential ingredient in any Indian kitchen.. All over India, mustard seeds, along with other herbs and spices such as curry leaves, cumin seeds, chilles, onion and garlic, are fried in some oil and added as garnish to many dishes to give lots of flavour.
Mustard seeds are the small round seeds of various mustard plants. The seeds are usually about 1 or 2 mm in diameter. Mustard seeds may be colored from yellowish white to black. The seeds can come from three different plants: black mustard (Brassica nigra), brown Indian mustard (Brassica juncea), and white mustard (Brassica hirta / Sinapis alba).
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