Mustard Oil, A fatty vegetable oil resulting from pressing the Mustard seeds. Mustard oil has high levels of both alpha-linolenic acid and erucic acid.
This oil has a distinctive pungent taste. It is often used for cooking in North India, Eastern India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. In Bengal, Odisha, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, and Nepal, it is the traditionally preferred oil for cooking.