Dabur Mustard Oil (1 L)
Mustard Oil os also known as sarson or sarso ka tel in Hindi or Huile de moutarde in French is strong, pungent flavored oil derived from the yellow mustard seeds. This particular variety of oil is very popular amongst North Indian households since hundreds of years.
In India, people use mustard oil in regular everyday cooking whether for vegetables or curries. It's ability to withstand very high temperatures without burning also make it suitable for frying and it's common to see it being used in homes for frying pakodas or puris.
Especially in winters, people in India also like to apply mustard oil on their skin after bathing as it moisturizes the skin and prevents dryness. It is also known as a healthy oil to be applied on hair to give them a strong and shiny texture.
The way to check the purity of the oil is through it's color which should be dark yellow almost brownish but a clear liquid. It's smell should be pungent and the taste is strong such that when you cook vegetables in it you can enjoy the mustard flavor. It can be somewhat of an acquired taste for those who are not familiar to it.
While driving through Punjab it is very common to see fields of yellow mustard along the highways and many small micro-plants that extract the oil from the mustard seeds either through a hot or cold pressed methods. Mustard oil is also quite affordable making it one of the more favorite with many households.