Sesame seeds are an agricultural produce and cultivated in various parts of India especially in Gujarat. Sesame seeds have a thin shell or husk which is mechanically removed to produce hulled sesame seeds. The hulling process requires substantial quality of water as raw sesame seeds are soaked in water to facilitate hulling and minimize breakages and later the hulled sesame seed are washed in water to remove the husk and the dirt particles. After mechanically hulling the soaked natural seeds they are to be properly dried .These hulled sesame seeds are uniformly bold in size, bright whiter in color and used in bakery and confectionery products.
The hulled Sesame Seeds are white in color much softer and better digestible that retains all the flavouristic characteristic of the natural seeds. Hulled Sesame Seeds enrich bakery confectionary products and are also the basis of the creamy sweet wholesome Tahini.
On the basis of the method used for drying the Hulled Sesame Seeds there are two qualities of Hulled Sesame Seeds which are produced .