Sesame seeds

Sesame seeds

Sesame seeds (English Sesame seeds, French Sesame, Italian Sesamo, Spanish Sesamo) are the seeds of the sesame plant. It is mainly cultivated in Africa, South and Central America, but also in China and India. Sesame seeds are widely used in Indian, Asian and Oriental cuisine. Raw sesame tastes almost neutral, it unfolds its nutty, strong aroma only when roasted. Put the sesame seeds into a pan without adding any fat and roast them while stirring at medium temperature until they start to smell. The oil obtained from sesame seeds is called sesame oil. You can buy sesame seeds unroasted or already roasted. Sesame seeds are used for sprinkling and seasoning breads, rolls and piquant biscuits such as cheese sticks, puff pastry etc. Season sauces, salads, vegetables and meat dishes with sesame seeds. Well-known dishes with sesame include Tahina - a sesame paste or the Turkish dessert Halva. Japanese sushi is also often seasoned with sesame seeds.

All data per 100 g:
594 kcal
10 g
17 g
51 g

Recipes with Sesame seeds

Asian rice salad with prawns
Asian rice salad with prawns reminds tastefully of Sushi, because the same spices are used. Put the rice in a saucepan. ...
Back Potatoes
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Bagel s have a very loose, airy dough and a tender crust. Pour the flour into a mixing bowl. ...
Baked bananas
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Baked cheese
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Bananas with orange dessert
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Bircher muesli bar
Bircher muesli bar s are prepared with dried apple rings and raisins, making them taste fruity. For the Bircher muesli bars first cut apple rings, dried into small cubes and mix with raisins. ...
Boiled eggs hamburger with ham
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Book Wheat Grains Bread
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