Aka Benne seeds. The plant is probably African in origin, now grown in Middle/ Far East & Mexico.
Regarded in the East as a symbol of immortality, seeds are used in sweet or savoury food & baking. Commonly processed into a fine oil, gomashio and tahini & used in confectionary - e.g. halva. It can be roasted, crushed and then sprinkled over salads. Add raw sesame seeds to any side dish to add crunch and flavor, such as to vegetable or bean dishes.
Ingredients : Sesame Seeds (Sesamum indicium)