Sesame, or as it is called "Sesame", grows to two and a half meters in almost six months. The fruit of sesame is like a box in which the seeds are stored. And if you touch it quite easily - an instant ... and the seeds are already in your palm. “Open Sesame” is a suitable password for entering Ali Baba’s cave and for collecting sesame seeds.

The composition of sesame seeds, in addition to essential fats, carbohydrates and proteins, contains a large amount of calcium, which makes them very useful for teeth, hair, nails and bones. A small handful of seeds can dull the feeling of hunger for a while, and at the same time it is useful to have a snack. But remember the figures of the energy value of the product - 582 kcal / 100 grams.

Useful properties of sesame

  • Sesame - the main source of lime in the body. If you use 10 grams of sesame a day, the lack of lime will be replenished.
  • The beneficial property of sesame seeds is the ability to remove harmful metabolic products from the human body. For this purpose it is better to use not seeds, but oil from sesame.

  • Sesameoil has anti-inflammatory, hemostatic, laxative properties. The oil contains phosphorus, iron, zinc, magnesium, as well as the daily rate of calcium.
  • Among the useful functions of the oil: skin recovery, treatment of the nasal mucosa, cleansing the lungs, improving vision, and also has a strong stimulating effect. Sesame oil is good to use for asthma, cough, shortness of breath, diseases of the joints. It can also be used by people with diabetes, because it does not contain sugar.

Caloric content of oil - 899 kcal / 100 grams.

Sesame oil - used in cooking

The method of obtaining sesame oil allows you to keep it all useful trace elements and vitamins. For thousands of years sesame oil has been valued in Japanese, Indian and Chinese cuisines.

Sesame oil is great for salad dressings, for frying and stewing meat, fish. Be careful! Sesame oil burns easily, so keep an eye on the preparation of a recipe gently constantly.

See also: What is useful sesame oil?

Chicken in Sesame Oil

Chop five chicken drumsticks into small pieces, rinse and dry. Cut a small ginger root thinly and fry on a couple of tablespoons of oil for 15 seconds. Send ginger chicken, fry for 5 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons of soy and one oyster sauce to the chicken, as well as half a glass of water. After that, it remains only to stew the chicken under the lid until it is ready.

Sesame Seed Recipes

This product boasts a wonderful combination with almost everything. You can add seeds whole or ground, sprinkle them on top of salads, cereals, sushi, add to soups.

Sesame Soup

To begin, chop a fine bunch of green onions, then cut into slices and fry 4 cloves of garlic. Garlic should be roasted for a minute in sesame oil with one tablespoon of sesame seeds.

Next, chop finely 200 grams of white cabbage and add to onions and garlic. In the same pan, add 200 grams of chopped sweet pepper, as many carrots and simmer under the lid no more than 5 minutes.

After all, pour the resulting mixture with water or vegetable broth and bring to a boil. At the very end, salt, pepper, add the necessary spices to taste. At the very last turn, add 300 grams of egg noodles and cook until tender. You can treat yourself to lean crackers, they can be very useful for such a soup. Enjoy your meal!

Tea with wood mushroom and sesame

Such a wonder drink makes the skin soft and smooth. All you need is sesame seeds and dried tree mushrooms. The second ingredient can be purchased at vegetarian stores. First rub the seeds and mushroom, you can go a simple way and crush them in a blender. Next, put the mixture in the teapot with tea leaves and pour boiling water. After three minutes brewing can be consumed. Have a nice tea party!

Calorie sesame

By itself, sesame enough calories and nourishing. There are 569 kcal per 100 grams of product. Moreover, this figure refers to whole and untreated seeds. Sesame, which has been cleaned, will be more caloric - 582 kcal per 100 grams. And then a logical question arises: how much exactly does sesame have to eat per day in order not to get better and saturate the body?

If you are afraid of getting better, do not eat a large amount at a time, especially if sesame is mixed with sugar, such as in a casinake. The main thing is to stop. Because the sesame itself, which is present in pastries and salads in a small amount, does not harm the figure. But casinaks and sesame-based desserts may unauthorized add you centimeters.

Pregnant women to replenish calcium in the body can use a spoonful of sesame seeds per day. You can add seeds to desserts, salads, cereals and other dishes. In general, look at how you feel: if your body lacks calcium, you will eat a ton of sesame. Such a deficit is not only satisfied with sesame seeds, and those extra pounds are useless. Therefore, the lack of calcium is better to "treat complex", that is, products rich in this element and vitamins.

You should not be afraid of sesame, because there are no contraindications for him - only an individual intolerance. So feel free to go to the supermarket, look for a shelf with oils and take a bottle. And if you are not on a diet, then you can pamper yourself with an incredibly useful sesame casinac. In a word, rather open for yourself "Sesame"!

Especially for - Anna

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