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How to make Gomashio

Sesame, seaweed and salt combine to make a simple yet tasty condiment. Yields approx. 2 cups, 32 servings (1 tablespoon per).
Course Condiment
Cuisine Japanese, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword Gomashio
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 32
Calories 30kcal
Author Naturopath Lauren Glucina


  • 1 cup sesame seeds
  • 1 cup karengo fronds or, dulse flakes, kelp
  • Two teaspoons coarse sea salt


  • Toast the sesame seeds in a dry non-stick frying pan and set aside.
  • Toast the karengo fronds.
  • Add all ingredients to a food processor. Blitz till combined. Store in an air tight jar in the pantry.
  • Yummy in sushi, or sprinkled over soups and salads.


Calories: 30kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 53mg | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 9g | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1.3mg