How to make Gomasio at home! | Macrobiotic Sesame Salt
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Learn how to make gomasio at home with this easy to follow recipe! I recently discovered macrobiotic sesame salt and I've been using it ever since!
  • 15 Tbsps [b]whole sesame seeds, raw[/b]
  • 1 Tbsp natural salt (you can use sea salt, Himalayan, or any other natural salt you like)
  1. Heat your skillet (preferably cast iron skillet) over medium heat.
  2. Add salt.
  3. Move it around the skillet for a minute or so, then remove from heat and add into a large mortar and pestle.
  4. Put the skillet back on the stove and add sesame seeds.
  5. Heat sesame seeds until they start to crack - 2-3 minutes - while stirring continuously. Test the seeds if they're ready by tasting them. If they burst with flavor and they're dry it means they're ready. If not, heat them a little bit more. Be careful not to burn them.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Add sesame seeds in the mortar and pestle. Grind them a bit, not too much.
  8. Store in an air-tight container or jar. It's best stored in the fridge or a cool, dry place in the pantry.
Recipe by Gourmandelle | Vegetarian Blog at