Organic Sesame from OrganicSiri®
Sesamum seeds are a common component in Indian cookery because of their nutty texture and sweet flavor. They are a great addition to daily meals because they are packed with essential vitamins and minerals. They are popularly used in preparing til ladoos.
Sesamum indicum L.
Also known as
Sesamum, Nuvvulu, Til
They have a long list of health benefits. These seeds are loaded with calcium and iron. They are a good source of high quality sources of protein. They help keep a check on hypertension and diabetes. They are full of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. They are also rich in fiber content, which is believed to help improve digestion.
How to use Sesame
The seeds can be used to make a variety of specialties, ranging from traditional sweets and exquisite snacks to mouth watering accompaniments and over fresh salads. Frying the seeds first make them taste more subtle and bring out a more complex flavor. They can also be used in powder form or paste form in curries. They are used to prepare popular dishes like sesamum chicken, ladoos, pulao, podi and as a topping on number or snacks.
This crop requires well drained, light to medium textured soil. Crop is sensitive to weed, weeding is essential to avoid competition; also significant effort is required to protect the crop from pod borers. Til from OrganicSiri are grown in our own farms organically without use of fertilizers or chemicals. At OrganicSiri, we grow all our crops in our own farms organically without use of fertilizers or chemicals.
Nuvvulu have high oil content and need to be stored properly. They can be kept in an airtight container in a cold, dry area for up to one year. To maximize the shelf life of these seed store in a cool, dark cupboard, away from direct heat or sunlight. These seeds do not spoil. However, like any other fatty and oily food items, they go rancid when stored for very long.
It is a crop that requires clear, fairly high weather; it is preferably grown during monsoon and early summer.
How to buy Organic Sesame
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