There are mainly three types of sesame seeds produced in India - white, black and brown. Natural white sesame seed is the most traded and used for crushing and direct consumption. It has its various uses in bakery, confectionery, sesame products like tahini and many other food items. Indian sub-continent mainly crushes it to produce unrefined and filtered oil while East and Southeast asian countries consume toasted oil. In Middle East it is mainly used in the production of tahini (halwa). Brown seeds are also used for oil extraction purpose whereas black sesame seeds are for medicinal purpose as they are known to have many health benefits.
The soybean or soya bean is a species of legume native to East Asia, widely grown for its edible bean which has numerous uses. The plant is classed as an oilseed rather than a pulse.
Soybean is considered to be a most economical and valuable agricultural commodity as, it has good adaptability towards a wide range of soil and climate.
Soybean is very nutritious – the protein and oil components in soybean are not only in high quantity but also in high quality. It contains all the essential amino acids required by human body.