Here’s how Bengali Kasundi can replace mustard sauce!

Kasundi is a staple in every Bengali kitchen. Enjoying it with steaming hot rice mixed with a drizzle of mustard oil, chopped onion and coarsely crushed green chilies by hand is the easiest way. Now, let’s focus on the mustard sauce that we usually see at chain restaurants serving burgers, subs, sandwiches, and salads. Ever cross your mind that why not use the Bengali version of mustard sauce aka Kasundi for all these delicious foods? If you nod in agreement, then let’s go on a journey together wearing our experimental hat and whip up some creative dishes.

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Kasundi is made by blending premium mustard seeds. This thick golden-yellow paste has a strong aroma. So it tastes fantastic in salad dressings and is great for a bold taster. People who can take its intense flavor enjoy this spice. It can be fried, cooked or used as spreads, dips and other things. Here are four ways mustard kasundi can replace mustard sauce.

Salad dressing


Make a wholesome, healthy chicken salad without any high-calorie mayonnaise. Vegetarians can opt for mushrooms and paneer or tofu. Add plenty of fresh vegetables such as sliced ​​tomatoes, cucumbers, lettuce and thinly sliced ​​carrots. Now, in a mixing bowl, season all these ingredients with salt to taste, pepper powder, herbs of your choice and 1-2 teaspoons of kasundi.

Topping a sub with mustard sauce, Image Source: Pexels

Friendly sandwich

Use brown bread to make a healthy sandwich. Create a delicious combination of creating a cheese and coriander leaf sandwich and top it off with kasundi. If you don’t want it in the filling, use it as a bath.

Burger buddy

We all crave a great burger from our favorite brands. But you can make one at home and reserve bragging rights. Make a burger with caramelized veggies and oozing mustard kasundi. Non-vegetarians can do the same with a roast chicken or grilled fish fillet. The blend of two contrasting flavors will be a treat for your taste buds.

French fries can try

Fried potatoes with honey mustard sauce, Image Source: thishealthykitchen

Kids and adults alike can’t resist French fries. And alongside these crunchy finger foods, a ketchup dip is a must. The same goes for the cutlet. Time to put away the ketchup and take a sweet, tangy and spicy kasundi bath. Try making mango and mustard kasundi. This unique blend will have a balance of sweet and sour. Also add deliciously flavored fries, potato wedges and cutlet, pairing them with kasundi tomato chutney. When tangy and sour tomatoes mix with mustard kasundi, the result is an explosion of flavors.

Do you know that, says Ayurveda: Kasundi mustard is considered to be beneficial for our health. This spice can work wonders for people who have lung congestion or want to boost their metabolism.