Prep 15 mins
Cook 5 mins
An ingredient sometimes used in asian cooking.
- Place sesame seeds in a strainer and run water over the seeds, wetting them throughly.
- Place in a cast iron pan over low heat. Stir the seeds constanly to ensure even browning and plumping, about 4-5 minutes. Do not burn the seeds.
- Remove from stove and sprinkle with salt. Pound, mash or blend the seeds until they turn into a fine powder.
- Store in a glass jar.