How To Make Mayonnaise at Home and How to Correct Curdled Mayonnaise?



Egg (Yolk) 1 no.
Mustard Paste 1 teaspoon
Lemon, juice (You can use vinegar) 1 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Pepper Powder to taste
Vegetable Oil 120ml or ½ cup
Make mayonnaise in a cool, dry place.
In a clean, dry wide bowl add in the egg yolk, mustard paste, lemon juice, salt, pepper and whisk them.
Begin add in the oil, one teaspoon at a time and whish thoroughly.
Add in the oil teaspoon by teaspoon and whisk constantly.
Do not add the oil all together, this will curdle the mixture.

If the mayonnaise curdles, you can correct it following any of these methods:

  1. Take a new, clean and fresh bowl, make fresh mayonnaise and add in the curdled mayonnaise to it little by little, whisk it in to correct the mayonnaise.
  2. If the mayonnaise has just begun to curdle, then you can add in some more lemon juice and whisk to correct it.
To prevent the mayo from curdling make sure that the vessel is clean and the temperature of the vessel or the surrounding area is not high.

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