What is Kali Rai (काली राई) – Kali Rai (काली राई) is the Hindi name for Mustard Seeds.
Mustard or Kali Rai (काली राई) (Brassica nigra) is known both as oilseed as well as spice. Internationally, however, it is more popular as a spice.
Kali rai (काली राई) is also called Spice of Nations because it is so universal.
Pungent and flavourful, mustard has remained an important condiment throughout the ages. It is available in whole seeds, as a powder, or “flour,” and, most popular, as a prepared paste.
Kali rai (काली राई) are the small round seeds of various mustard plants. The seeds are usually about 1 to 2 millimetres (0.039 to 0.079 in) in diameter and may be colored from yellowish white to black.