Sesame Seeds Are The Superfood You Need To Add To Your Breakfast
Popularly known as til, sesame seeds are tiny seeds packed with the goodness of essential nutrients that are beneficial for our overall health. Sesame seeds are a great source of protein, vitamins, minerals and fibre. These seeds are available in a range of colours and, all of them havethe same health benefits. White sesame seeds are quite popular across the country and should make it to your daily diet.
To make the most of these nutritious seeds, you should add them to your first meal of the day. Here are some quick recipes.
Figs And Sesame Seeds Oatmeal Bowl
Oatmeal is a favourite breakfast choice among many. Oatmeal bowls are light on the stomach yet filling and taste delicious.
1/2 Cup Oats
1 Cup Water
1 Tsp Sesame Seeds
2 Chopped, Dried Figs
1 Tsp Cardamom Powder
Fruits And Nuts (Optional)
In a pan, add water and bring to a boil.
Next add in all the ingredients.
Cook for 3-5 minutes and take off the flame.
Top with fruits and nuts of choice. Enjoy!
Vegetable Omelette With Sesame Seeds
If you like having a fresh omelette with toasted bread for breakfast then try this recipe.
1/2 Chopped Onion
1/2 Chopped Capsicum
1/2 Chopped Tomato
Chopped Vegetables Of Choice (Optional)
1-2 Tsp Sesame Seeds
Salt As Per Taste
Spices As Per Taste
Chop vegetables and keep aside.
In a big bowl, break eggs and add in salt and spices as per taste.
Next, add the chopped vegetables and whisk the mixture.
On a hot pan, spread some oil and pour in the egg mix.
Top the egg with sesame seeds and flip to cook the other side.
Once well cooked, take off the flame and enjoy as is or with toasted bread.
Sesame Seeds Paratha
Parathas are filling and keep you active for the long day ahead.
Whole Wheat Flour As Required
1 Tsp Sesame Seeds Or Til
Salt To Taste
Water As Required
In a big bowl, add whole wheat flour, sesame seeds and water.
Knead to make a soft dough. Let the dough rest for a few minutes.
Using a rolling pin, roll into a paratha.
On a hot tawa, spread some butter and cook the paratha on both sides.
Take off the flame and top with butter and relish.
Other Ways To Add Sesame Seeds To Your Diet
There are multiple other ways you can add sesame seeds to your daily diet.
Add roasted sesame seeds to your fruit and vegetable salads for that extra crunch.
If you like preparing soups at home, top them with roasted sesame seeds, instead of croutons.
Prepare a trail mix at home in a clean container by adding almonds, dried cranberries, cashews, flax seeds, pumpkin seeds and sesame seeds. Keep this box handy and munch on it whenever you get those hunger pangs.
Munch on sesame seed snacks like til chikki and til ladoo, that are especially popular during this season of the year.
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