- Country of manufactureUkraine
- Oilseed cropSesame
Sesame (from armor. Sesamum - oil plant) - one - and perennial plant in which pods sesame seeds ripen. There are several types of seeds of sesame: white, yellow, brown and black. But most often two main types meet: white and black. White are applied in cookery to the dishes which are exposed to heat treatment, and black - on the contrary. This look more fragrant.The mankind began to use sesame seeds long ago. It was applied in the medical purposes in Ancient Greece, Rome, Babylon and China. References of sesamseed oil are reflected in ancient cultural heritage of many countries, and also in the Sacred writing.
Upon purchase of seeds of sesame it is necessary to choose those which do not stick together among themselves and the driest.
Crude seeds of sesame since at heat treatment the bulk of nutrients disappears are the most useful. However it is not necessary to store long time crude seeds. In 1-2 months they begin to turn rancid. Most longer it is possible to store the sesamseed oil received by cold extraction. It keeps the useful properties for 9 flyings without essential changes of vitamin and mineral and chemical composition. To taste oil has similarity to olive oil, but is more fragrant and without slightly bitter taste inherent in olive oil. It is impossible to fry on sesamseed oil since it begins to burn at once and at high temperature in it cancerogenic substances begin to be formed. Use it only for seasoning of vegetable, meat and cheese salads. Oil of sesame is applied also in the cosmetic purposes to massage, by removals of make-up and as basis of the moisturizing creams.
Use and application
Sesame seeds in cookery use for preparation of gozinaki, candies, halvah and other sweets, in bakery products and as seasoning to meat.
Sesame caloric content
Sesame possesses big caloric content because of the high content of fats and proteins. In 100 g of sesame - 560 kcal. And in 100 g of sesamseed oil - 884 kcal. This product causes obesity therefore to people with excess weight, and also those who keeps the figure it is important to use it with care.
Nutrition value in 100 grams:
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