Gingelly Seeds / Sesame Seeds

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :
Sesamum Indicum

MEDICINAL VALUE :
Vital role in bone mineralization, red blood cell production, enzyme synthesis, hormone production, as well as regulation of cardiac and skeletal muscle activities

NUTRIENT VALUE :
Calcium, iron, manganese, zinc, magnesium, selenium and copper. B-complex vitamins such as niacin, folic acid, thiamin (vitamin B1), pyridoxine (vitamin B6), and riboflavin

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :
Adds a nutty taste in most of indian dishes. Extensively served in bakery products such as breads, bread sticks, cookies, candies, pasta, vegetables & curry dishes.

GLOSSARY :
English : Gingelly Seeds / Sesame Seeds
Tamil : Ellu
Malayalam : Ellu
Telugu : Nuvvulu / Nurellu
Kannada : Ellu / Acchsilu / Yallu
Hindi : Til
Bengali : Til
Gujarati : Mitho Tel / Taj
Konkani : Teelu / Til
Marathi : Til
Oriya : Rasi / Khasa
Punjabi : Til
Tulu : Yenme

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