Pickled mustard may not be a star in dishes, but it enhances other ingredients with its sour flavor. Without pickled mustard, kanom jeen namya is bland and curry noodles lack the sour punch that cuts through the rich sauce.
You can easily buy pickled mustard at Asian markets, but I like the flavor of my homemade mustard green best. Another reason that I stopped buying pickled mustard is because many contain food coloring. There is no need for the additives, if you make it right.
Follow the easy recipe below.