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ELLUPODI/ROASTED SESAME SEEDS SPICY COARSE POWDER FOR HOT RICE, IDLIES,DOSAIES N OTHER MAIN DISHES

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Sesame seeds are excellent source of copper, manganese, magnesium, calcium, iron, phosphorous, vitamin B1, molybdenum, selenium and dietary fiber. In addition to this assortment of nutrients, they have packed with two unique substances called sesamin, and sesamolin belong to a group of special fibers called lignans which have been shown to have a cholesterol-lowering effect on humans and to prevent high blood pressure and enriched vitamin E supplements.Sesamin is also found to be the fine protector of the liver from an oxidative damage. 

The Biological name of sesame seeds is Sesamum Indicum.


Sesame is among the seeds rich in quality vitamins and minerals. They are very good sources of B complex vitamins such as niacin, folic acid, thiamin (vitamin B1) pyridoxine(vitamin B6) and riboflavin.


100 gm sesame seeds contain 97 ug of folic acid  about 25% of recommended daily intake. Folic acid is essential for DNA synthesis. When given to expectant mothers during their preconception period, it …