what is vegan

Is black mustard seed vegan?

Black mustard seed is a vegan food ingredient.

Checking out an ingredients list? 👇

Vegan Ingredient Checker
Scan labels, check if ingredients are vegan
Get on Google PlayGet on App Store

Learn more

"You are amazing, this has saved me so much time when grocery shopping!"

— Austin, a user who reached out with feedback

"It's been a great tool since starting my journey! You take a pic of the nutrition/ingredients, and it'll warn you of anything questionable or not vegan. 😁"

— Ashe, a Vegan For Beginners Facebook Group member

"Use a vegan app when you go shopping, I use WhatsVegan."

— Dóra, a Vegan For Beginners Facebook Group member

So, what is black mustard seed?

Black mustard seed is a small, dark-colored, oval-shaped seed that is widely used as a spice in many cuisines around the world. These seeds are highly pungent and possess a unique flavor that is both sharp and hot. They are commonly used in Indian, Middle Eastern, and African cooking, where they are toasted or fried to release their strong flavor and aroma. Black mustard seeds are also a common ingredient in pickling spice blends, marinades, and dressings, as their intense flavor can add depth and complexity to a wide range of dishes. In addition to their culinary uses, black mustard seeds have been used in traditional medicine for their potential health benefits, including anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

How to quickly find the source of ingredients like black mustard seed?

We've built a database of 49359 ingredients (and growing), classified as "vegan", "non-vegan", or "maybe vegan".

We use it in our vegan ingredients scanner, which is the best way to avoid non-vegan ingredients - you take a picture of a product's ingredient list, and the app tells you if the product is vegan or not.

scan ingredient listvegan ingredient checkervegan shopping made simple
Get on Google PlayGet on App Store
Stay in the loop about new WhatsVegan goodies!
We'll never send you spam.
Do you have any feedback? Drop us a line at [email protected] 🙌
The content on this website and the WhatsVegan application is not dietary advice, and it's intended for informational and educational purposes only.Terms of ServicePrivacy policy