Perilla seeds aka white til are aromatic seeds, that are used as a spice and to prepare flavored chutneys and curries. is full of omega fatty acids and makes an excellent alternative to chia seeds or flax seeds. The omega-3 to omega-6 ratio in perilla seeds is one of the highest of any seed oils. The delicate, nutty taste of these tiny, oval, flat seeds is often enjoyed across Asian and Middle Eastern dishes. Some studies have indicated that our modern diets have created an imbalance in the desired ratio (too much omega-6), so any food that can work to restore the balance is considered welcome.
Culinary Uses: In the Northeast it is usually ground into a paste and added to raw salads and even into curries to give a rich, thickness to them. You can also fold the seeds into bread or cookie batter, sprinkled on steamed vegetables, and ground with sea salt as a table condiment. Roast them to enhance their flavor.
1.How to store:Always store perilla seeds in an air-tight container in a cool dry place away from moisture and humidity.