If you also love the taste of mayonnaise and always add it to your shopping list, then know how it is made.
These days the trend of eating mayonnaise has increased in almost every household. The only thing that is available in the market in many different varieties and flavors is mayonnaise. It is now being used not only in sandwiches but in many types of snacks and street foods. Due to the increase in its trend, its demand has also increased, but if you are asked what is it made of, then what will you say?
Actually, many people have no idea about the process of making it and at the same time they do not even know what is the most important ingredient used to make it. So let us tell you some special things about mayonnaise today.
What is mayonnaise made from?
Its most important ingredient is egg. Yes, traditional mayonnaise is always made from eggs and efforts are being made to add different ingredients to the vegan and vegetarian mayonnaise that is being used nowadays, but even there the taste gets compromised a bit.
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If you talk about mayonnaise, then it is made from egg yolk and oil. The process of making it is also quite different and you can also make it at home.
What is vegan mayonnaise made from?
Now we have told you that mayonnaise is mainly made from eggs, but if you want to make vegan or vegetarian mayonnaise, then its main ingredients are apple cider vinegar and soy milk. Along with this, oil is also used in this.
How is mayonnaise made?
Some basic ingredients are needed to make mayonnaise-
- 2 egg yolks
- 250 ml mustard oil
- 1 tsp white vinegar or lemon juice
- Seasonings (salt, pepper, any other herbs)
What is the way to make it-
To make this, you have to beat the eggs very quickly and with that you add seasonings and then when it mixes very well then a small drop of oil is added. After this, it is mixed well again and then another drop is added. This is done until you understand that both the oil and the egg will mix well together.
Then slowly pour the stream of oil and keep stirring the mayonnaise. If you add oil to the mayonnaise too quickly, the eggs will not mix properly and it will spoil. You have to add oil slowly and keep mixing it well. Many people use electric whiskers for this.
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Once the mayonnaise is mixed well, add vinegar or lemon juice at the end. But keep in mind that only do this when the mayonnaise comes to a creamy texture that can be removed with a spoon. You can also make it in a blender, but the rule here will be the same that only a few drops of oil have to be added to the mayonnaise at a time.
If you are making vegan mayo, use 120 ml of soy milk instead of eggs and apple cider vinegar instead of vinegar. If you do not like mustard oil, then you can use any vegetable oil instead.
Homemade mayonnaise is very fresh and tasty, but it cannot be stored for long. You can use it with any snack you make at home and can also use it as a sandwich spread.
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