Sesamum indicum – Famine Foods

Sesamum indicum

Sesamum orientale


India: the refuse of the seeds, after the oil has been expressed, is boiled with water and made into a soup. In Marwar, this substance is reported stored, for use in periods of scarcity, and kept for many years, without deterioration other than a darkening of color.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Rajasthan (Jaislamer district): Til. (Marwar District): Tilli

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