Sesame Seeds White whole


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Sesame Seeds White are tiny, flat oval seeds from the sesame plant whose pods pop open when it reaches maturity scattering the seeds, hence the term “Open Sesame”. The seeds can have different colours including white and black. Sesame Seeds White are hulled seeds, with an earthy, nutty flavour, soft texture, and aroma of lightly caramelized milk, vanilla, and honey. For this reason, they are better suited for sweeter recipes such as cakes and sesame bars and are the most popular used in cooking. White seeds are sprinkled on bread & biscuits. The ground form makes delightful sweet desserts including halva. They are popular due to its distinctive flavour especially in European, South Middle East and Asian cuisine, while sesame seeds Black are used in East Asian cuisines in both dishes and as a garnish. We also stock Sesame Seeds Black.
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Culinary Notes:

Sesame seeds White can be used in several types of dishes. White seeds are sprinkled on bread & biscuits. The ground form makes delightful sweet desserts including halva.

Health benefits:

Sesame seeds White have high mineral content and an excellent source of magnesium, copper, zinc, iron, and phosphorous. The copper helps to have healthy skin, nails, and the immune system. They are an excellent source of calcium. Also, they contain B vitamins, niacin, and folate.


100% dried Whole White Sesame Seeds

Country of origin:

Grown in India, Packed in Australia

Other names or spelling:

Benne, Gingelly, Golden Sesame, White Sesame, Sesamum indicum, Ajonjolí or Sésamo (Spanish, ) Semi Di Sesamo (Italian) , Till, Teel or Sésame (French), Til (Urdu & Hindi, Bengali), Ellu or Ell (Tamil), Nuvvulu (Telugu), Raashi (Oriya).

How to use:

  • Toast them to add a stronger flavour
  • Fry the seeds in butter and serve atop white-fleshed fish or bake them into vanilla-flavoured cookies
  • Add Sesame Seeds White to biscuits, bread, pies, cakes, and stir-fries or sprinkle on them before cooking
  • Use to make bread, rolls, crackers, and breadsticks
  • Sprinkle over salads or serve on cooked green beans
  • Scattered on top or puréed into a paste
  • They are good with a range of fruits, especially sweet berries, as well as light-colored vegetables like cauliflower
  • Add to green salads or pasta salads, stir fry, for encrusting chicken or beef, and in sauteed vegetable dishes
  • In Mexican cuisine, pounded into mole sauces to thicken and lend a nutty flavour
  • In Japanise cuisine use to make the exotic Gomassio or gomashio
  • Add to stir-fries just before serving
  • They are good for coating honey prawns or chicken adding a crunchy texture

How to Select:

Try to select high-quality Sesame Seeds White with its distinctive milky honey aroma and make sure that the seeds are covered or packed to ensure freshness. Store them in the refrigerator during warm weather due to the high oil content in the seeds. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place during other seasons.

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