Homemade Mayonnaise From Scratch
Let's learn the simple Homemade Mayonnaise from scratch as mayonnaise is basic cold emulsion sauce. It is used as an accompaniment, spread for sandwiches and as a salad dressing. It has a wide variety of uses, particularly in Hors d oeuvres & salads. If you are wondering does mayonnaise have eggs so the answer is yes! traditional mayonnaise contained egg. Lets see how to make mayonnaise at home from scratch.
- 900 ml Olive oil Salad Oil
- 6 Egg yolks
- 1 gm Dijon mustard
- 15 ml Vinegar
- 1 Lemon
- Place yolk of eggs, seasoning in a clean moisture free glass bowl & add the Dijon mustard, salt, pepper and sugar and whisk well.
- Separately mix lemon juice and vinegar in a clean bowl.
- Add half the quantity to the glass bowl mixture.
- Add oil slowly i.e. in a slow stream or drop by drop, a little at a time, whisking continuously, until all the oil is incorporated and you see the emulsion being formed. Finish the sauce by adding the rest of lemon juice and vinegar.
- This is done to ensure coherence of the sauce & to prevent its turning & curdling. Please check notes section for tips.
- Place the sauce in the refrigerator in an airtight container. Stays good for 1 week.
Important points to be considered:
- Do not expose mayonnaise to too low temperature after making
- Initially, the oil should not be added rapidly
- Do not use too cold
- The oil should be in proportion to the egg
- Cover the sauce with a lid and store in a cool
- All ingredients need to be room temperature, so plan ahead by taking out the eggs at least thirty minutes before you prepare it.
- You may add a little cayenne pepper too, in the preparation.
- You may use Canola Oil / Corn Oil / Sunflower Oil / Groundnut Oil instead of Olive Oil.
- By taking a clean bowl, add in boiling water or vinegar & gradually whisking in the curdled Mayonnaise
- Place an egg yolk & gradually whisk in the curdled mayonnaise.
- If a small quantity of Mayonnaise is to be rectified, then put the mustard powder in a clean bowl & add in drop by drop, whisking the curdled mayonnaise.
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Calories: 169 kcal | Carbohydrates: 5 g | Protein: 3 g | Fat: 17 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11 g | Cholesterol: 117 mg | Sodium: 1411 mg | Potassium: 65 mg | Fiber: 3 g | Sugar: 1 g | Vitamin A: 512 IU | Vitamin C: 6 mg | Calcium: 64 mg | Iron: 1 mg
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