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We use roasted (toasted) sesame seeds in many Japanese recipes.
1 Tbsp sesame seeds = 8-9 grams.
If Your Sesame Seeds Are Not Roasted (Toasted)…
If your sesame seeds are not roasted (they don’t have toasty color), you can toast the sesame seeds in a frying pan (no oil) over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, for 2 to 3 minutes or until the seeds turn light brown, glisten, and occasionally pop.