What is Gingelly Oil? Gingelly Oil is the oil extracted from sesame seeds. It can be used as the cooking oil and as a flavour enhancer in many cuisines. Gingelly Oil contains antioxidants and healthy fats. It can be used for hair care and skin care because of its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. It can cause an allergic reaction for the ones who have allergy for seed and nut foods.