Sesame seeds are great used when baking breads and biscuits. They can be used in stir-fries. Roasted and crushed nuts are often sprinkled over salads, desserts, particularly sundaes and other ice cream based preparations. Sesame is used to make Tahini, which is a versatile paste. Sesame is amongst the seeds rich in quality vitamins and minerals. They are very good sources of B-complex vitamins such as niacin, folic acid, thiamin (vitamin B1), pyridoxine (vitamin B6), and riboflavin.