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Til (Sesame Seed)


Sesame or til as it is popularly known can be considered one of the original grains that humans cultivated. It is also believed that after creating the world, the Gods had wine made from sesame seeds. Sesame seeds are also associated with immortality in the Hindu culture and are also used as religious offerings in the sacred fire during ceremonies to please the different deities.

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White Sesame Seeds, also known as ‘Til‘ in Hindi, ‘Nuvvulu‘ in Telugu, ‘Ellu‘ (Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada), ‘Teel‘ in Marathi and ‘Til‘ in Bengali are one of the oldest condiment known. They are nutty, fragrant seed variants and also add a lovely crunch to many Asian and Middle Eastern dishes.

The benefits of Sesame are not just culinary, but this nutrient-dense condiment is good for our bodies as well. Sesame Seeds include a combination of vitamins and minerals and are one of the healthiest foods in the world.

Health Benefits of Sesame Seeds

  1. 100g of seeds contains 573 calories. Although, much of its calorie comes from fats, sesame contains several important health-benefiting nutrients, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins.
  2. Rich in mono-unsaturated fatty acid, oleic acid, which comprises of up to 50% of fatty acids. Oleic acid helps lower LDL cholesterol and increases HDL cholesterol in the blood.
  3. Valuable sources of dietary protein with fine quality amino acids that are essential for growth, especially in children. 100g of seeds provide about 18g of protein.
  4. Sesame is among the seeds rich in quality vitamins, and minerals. They are very good sources of b-complex vitamins such as niacin, folic acid, thiamin (vitamin b1), pyridoxine (vitamin b6), and riboflavin.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 27 × 14 × 5 cm



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