Organic Stone-Ground Chinese Sesame Paste (Zhi Ma Jiang)

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The Mala Market's Pure Chinese Sesame Paste is made from single-origin Chinese sesame seeds, stone-ground without chemicals or heat and with no additives or preservatives. Its pristine supply chain and production have earned it USDA Organic certification—a rarity for Chinese-made products. 

The white sesame seed is grown in Xinjiang, and the traditional stone-ground production method insures it retains both its nutrients and its singular taste. While similar to tahini, Chinese sesame paste is toasted, giving it a much deeper, robust flavor. It is the only choice for Sichuan dan dan noodles, zajiang noodles and sesame noodles as well as Chinese cold dishes, desserts and hot pot dipping sauce.

Also unlike tahini, a little goes a long way, so this jar should last through many bowls of savory, nutty noodles or festive hot pot dinners. Stir paste before using and dilute with water or oil for a runnier consistency. Store in a cool, dark place.

Producer: Made for The Mala Market in Shandong, China. Certified USDA Organic by ECOCERT SA
Size: 290 grams (10.2 ounces)
Ingredients: 100% organic sesame seed