|Botanical Name:||Sesame indicum/Pedaliaceae|
Known as one of the oldest oilseed crops in the world, sesame seeds that were the cultivated type originated in India. It spread very Early to China, Japan and to the Mediterranean Countries. Sesame has existed for as long as 4000 years. Today, India remains the largest producer of sesame seeds. Sesame plant is an annual plant, whose seeds as well as leaves can be eaten and used, Sesame seed is used in various forms, even in making of vines and beverages and sweet dishes.
India produces a wide variety of Sesame seeds varying in color from white to red to black, with oil content varying from 40 to 50 %. The white and black Indian Sesame seeds are mainly used for direct consumption by its addition in several foods and for exports. The brown Indian Sesame seeds are mainly used for oil extraction. These have oil content of around 45-50 %. The white Indian Sesame seeds have the desirable nutty taste and are used for making sweets, baked foods and confectionaries. The black Indian Sesame seeds are used for seasoning and for fries. Hulled seeds are also used for snack preparation.
Sesame Seeds from Gujarat state is widely preferred due to its uniform color and bold size. It is Natural White, Black, Brown, Golden and Crushing Quality in variety of grades Available as per buyer requirements to assure quality and safe food standards.
Sesame seeds known to be quite rich in many mineral contents like iron, magnesium, manganese, copper & calcium. Sesame seeds are also a good natural source of vitamin B1 & Vitamin E. Sesame seeds are known to have phytoestrogens with antioxidant and anti-cancer properties. The antioxidant properties are attributed to its lignans, including unique content of sesame