Sesame seeds were originally a staple food of the Middle East. They are said to be the greatest of all seeds due to the high nutrition value as well as their oil. To enhance the nutty flavour, sesame seeds can be toasted in a dry skillet over medium heat until golden brown. They can be used to garnish sweet and savory dishes and used in baking.
Add sesame seeds into the batter the next time you make homemade bread, muffins or cookies.
Mix together one part dry roasted sea salt with twelve parts dry roasted sesame seeds to make your own gomasio – a macrobiotic seasoning. Sesame seeds add a great touch to steamed broccoli that has been sprinkled with lemon juice. Spread tahini (sesame paste) on toasted bread and either drizzle with honey for a sweet treat or combine with miso for a savory snack. Combine toasted sesame seeds with rice vinegar, tamari and crushed garlic and use as a dressing for salads, vegetables and noodles. Healthy sauté chicken with sesame seeds, tamari, garlic, ginger and your favorite vegetables for a healthy, but quick, Asian-inspired dinner.
Mechanically Hulled Sesame Seeds are considered as the most nutritious seeds because of its protein and valuable Minerals. The husk hull (skin) of these seeds are removed hence are called as Hulled Sesame Seeds. Because of our distinctive process of hulling sesame seeds, the nutritional qualities of these seeds have rich proteins, Iron, calcium & phosphorous & and other important minerals are absorbed from the seed to the digestion system of a human being. As the skin is removed it makes the seed easily digestible.
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