Sesame seeds (Til) are tiny, oil-rich seeds that grow in pods on the Sesamum indicum plant. Unhulled seeds have the outer, edible husk intact, while hulled seeds come without the husk.
The hull gives the seeds a golden-brown hue. Sesame seeds (Til) have an off-white color but turn brown when roasted.
Sesame seeds (Til) are a good source of several nutrients that are important for immune system function and help fight against viruses.