Our black mustard seeds taste sharp with a nutty aftertaste. Mustard seeds can be steeped in warm milk, whisked into salad dressings, ground, sprinkled into warm meals, or soaked and used to make mustard paste. Mustard paste is arguably the most popular way to consume mustard. They are also a common ingredient in Indian cooking. They're often kept whole and fried or toasted before adding to a dish, such as daal.
If you're wondering what the difference is between mustard seeds, then here's a little explanation; Yellow mustard seeds are pretty mellow-tasting, a little spicy and slightly sweet. The brown and black seeds are significantly hotter with a bitter flavor, though the black seeds trade some of their bitterness for a particularly sharp, spicy bite!