6 Different Types Of Mustard Sauces To Have As Dips
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Eating sandwiches, fries, and burgers, without any kind of a dip is a bit difficult. The very purpose of sauces and dips is to infuse an extra flavour into the food and make it more tantalising. This is the reason why different types of condiments such as mayonnaise pizza, sauce, pasta, sauce, cheese spread, and tomato ketchup are so popular. 

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One such mainstream dip is mustard sauce. Mustard sauce as the name suggests is primarily made from mustard seeds and has a very pungent aroma and buttery texture. Mustard seeds are crushed and then infused with vinegar and water to give the correct flavours and texture to this sauce. 

For all those people who love experimenting with different types of dips, here are some very delicious mustard sauces that one must surely try.

 * Honey Mustard Sauce 

A honey mustard sauce is one of the most commonly available mustard sauces at a lot of fast food, joints and restaurants. As the name suggests, this type of sauce is made by mixing crushed mustard seeds with a little bit of honey, vinegar, and water. Honey helps in imparting a minimally sweet flavour to the mustard seeds. This is one of the most subtle versions of mustard sauce and is perfect for people who do not like the outright flavours of mustard in their food. It is perfect to be used as a salad dressing and as a sandwich spread. 

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* Spicy Brown Mustard

Spicy brown mustard sauce is the fiery and tantalising version of the mustard sauce. This sauce is made specifically by choosing the brown-coloured mustard seeds and the choicest variety of vinegar. The mustard seeds are so good in vinegar overnight and the next day, they are crushed to make the sauce. It is vinegar that actually helps in bringing out the best flavours in mustard seeds and also helps in tempering the taste of the mustard seeds. This is one of the sources in which the flavours of mustard seeds stand out more than anything else.

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* Dijon Mustard Sauce 

Dijon mustard sauce gets its name from Dijon, France. This is the place where the Dijon mustard sauce was made for the very first time. This mustard sauce is specifically made by mixing mustard seeds with an acidic juice that is derived from unripe grapes. Instead of using vinegar, people in that region like to go with the juice obtained from the unripe grapes. People also like to make the sauce by using either the black or the brown variety of mustard seeds. This is the perfect sauce for people who are looking for something that has a strong and pungent flavour.

* Whole Grain Mustard Sauce

A whole grain mustard sauce has a bit of a grainy texture and is perfect for people who like their sauce or dip to be a bit crunchy. This sauce is made by grounding the mustard seeds but not applying too much pressure so that the seeds don't get converted into a paste instantly. One can use either black or brown varieties of mustard seeds to make this sauce at their convenience. This one also has a very strong and significant flavour. It goes very well with the type of sandwiches or burgers that do not have a lot of flavour on their own.

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* Yellow Mustard Sauce

Yellow mustard sauce is the quintessential mustard sauce that is enjoyed by people around the world and it is used as one of the most prominent sauces while making a hotdog. It is mostly available at a lot of fast food joints as well as in restaurants. This sauce is prepared by first mixing the mustard seeds with some turmeric and then grounding them. After they have been grounded, the mixture of these two things is mixed with a little bit of vinegar and water to give it the correct consistency. One can also use other spices such as cinnamon And a bit of salt for even better flavour.

* Deli Mustard Sauce

The deli mustard sauce is another mustard sauce that is made from the brown mustard variety. However, there are also a lot of versions in which some yellow mustard seeds are also mixed with brown mustard seeds to make this spicy and flavourful sauce. It also requires the usage of other supporting condiments, such as cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. All of these spices are concocted together to give a very pronounced and well-defined flavour to this dip that can be used on the top of hotdogs, sandwiches, and even as a dip for French fries.