This is a list of notable sesame seed dishes and foods, which are prepared using sesame seed as a main ingredient. Sesame seed is a common ingredient in various cuisines, and is used whole in cooking for its rich, nutty flavor.
Sesame seed dishes and foods
- Binangkal – a doughnut from the islands of Visayas and Mindanao in the Philippines, it is made from deep fried dense dough balls coated with sesame seeds. It is usually eaten with hot chocolate or coffee.
- Black sesame roll – a refrigerated dim sum dessert found in Hong Kong and some overseas Chinatowns. It is sweet and the texture is smooth and soft.
- Black sesame soup – a popular east-Asian and Chinese dessert widely available throughout China, Hong Kong and Singapore,
- Chikki – a traditional Indian sweet sometimes prepared using sesame seeds
- Ellunda – sweet sesame seed balls
- Furikake – a dry Japanese seasoning meant to be sprinkled on top of cooked rice, vegetables, and fish. It typically consists of a mixture of dried and ground fish, sesame seeds, chopped seaweed, sugar, salt, and monosodium glutamate.
- Gajak – a dessert originating at Bhind and Morena of Madhya Pradesh, India where it is most commonly consumed in the winter months. It is a dry sweet made of sesame seeds, ground nuts and jaggery.
- Goma-ae – a Japanese side dish made with vegetables and sesame dressing (goma meaning sesame and ae meaning sauce in Japanese)
- Gomashio – a dry condiment made from unhulled sesame seeds
- Heugimja-juk – black sesame porridge, a juk (porridge) made from finely ground black sesame and rice. The bittersweet, nutty porridge is good for recovering patients, as black sesame seeds are rich in digestive enzymes that help with healthy liver and kidney functions.
- Injeolmi – a variety of tteok, or Korean rice cake sometimes prepared using sesame seeds
- Jian dui – a fried Chinese pastry made from glutinous rice flour, it is coated with sesame seeds on the outside and is crisp and chewy
- Ka'ak – can refer to a bread commonly consumed throughout the Near East that is made in a large ring-shape and is covered with sesame seeds
- Keciput – also called ciput, a snack or cake sprinkled with sesame seeds
- Tahini – a condiment made from toasted ground hulled sesame seeds. Tahini is served as a dip on its own or as a major component of hummus, baba ghanoush, and halva.
- Tilkut – a sweet made in the Indian states of Bihar and Jharkhand, it is made of pounded 'tila' or sesame seeds (Sesamum indicum) and jaggery or sugar
- Sesame halva – sweet confections popular in the Balkans, Poland, the Middle East, and other areas surrounding the Mediterranean Sea
- Sesame seed cake – a cake made of sesame seeds, often combined with honey as a sweetener
- Sesame seed candy – a confection of sesame seeds and sugar or honey pressed into a bar or ball, it is popular from the Middle East through South Asia to East Asia.
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