Hulled Sesame Seed

Hulled Sesame Seed

Sesame seeds as is widely known, India is the World's largest producer of the sesame seeds, accounting for one-third of the global output. However, it is not a widely known fact that India produces a whole range of sesamum varieties and grades each peculiar to the region where they are grown. The buyer has a choice in natural sesame seed -black, brown or white. Like groundnut, sesame is also harvested twice a year and is available around the year. Both hulled and washed sesame seeds are available to buyers. Again, hulling is done mechanically and manually. The oil content in Indian sesame seeds varies between 48% and 52%.

Mechanically hulled and mechanically dried sesame seed consists of the hulled seed from the plant sesam indicum L. The colour is white to whitish. Odour and taste are typical, and free from foreign odour and taste, such as mustiness or rancidity.



Quality available:

  • Hulled sesame seeds sundry sortex
  • Hulled sesame seeds autodry sortex 99.95% purity
  • Hulled sesame seeds autodry sortex 99.97% purity
Product name Purity Admixture/
Dark Color
Sesame Seeds 99/1/1 with sortex 1% Max. 5.0- 6.0% Max.
99/1/1 1% Max.
98/2/2 2% Max.
95/5 5% Max.


Usage :

  • Dry, roasted sesame seeds and vegetable oil are ground into a thin light brown color paste known astahini. Tahini is one of the main ingredients in famous middle-eastern dip, hummus.
  • Dry fried seeds sprinkled over toasts, biscuits, breads, cakes, salads, stir fries etc.
  • The seeds are largely used in the manufacture of margarine in Europe.
  • The seeds are used in many traditional south-Indian sweet delicacies, often mixed with roasted peanuts, almonds, and jaggery.
  • Roasted and crushed seeds often sprinkled over salads, desserts, particularly sundaes and other ice cream based preparations.
  • Gomashio is a Japan's specialty, which uses ground sesame seeds.
  • Sesame oil obtained from the seeds is one of the most sought after cooking oil in Malaysia, Indonesia and southern states of rural India.
Nutrition value :

  • Delicious, crunchy sesame seeds are widely considered healthful foods. 100 g of seeds provide 573 calories. Although, much of its calorie comes from fats, sesame contains several notable health-benefiting nutrients, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins that are essential for wellness.
  • The seeds are especially rich in mono-unsaturated fatty acid oleic acid, which comprise up to 50% fatty acids in them. Oleic acid helps to lower LDL or "bad cholesterol" and increases HDL or "good cholesterol" in the blood. Research studies suggest that Mediterranean diet which is rich in mono-unsaturated fats help to prevent coronary artery disease and stroke by favoring healthy lipid profile.
  • The seeds are an also very valuable source of dietary proteins with fine quality amino acids that are essential for growth, especially in children. Just 100 g of seeds provide about 18 g of protein (32% of daily-recommended values).