Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

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These roasted pumpkin seeds are buttery and mildly salted.Pumpkin seeds come in varied sizes, generally small and are rich in antioxidants, iron, zinc, magnesium and many other nutrients.
Next time you cut a pumpkin do not throw away these seeds, instead make a healthy roasted snack.
A small amount of seeds adds lot of nutrition and health benefits to our body.Enjoy a guilt free snack.
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Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Served As: Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: Bakery, Homestyle Cooking
Recipe Taste: Salty
Calories 98 kcal
Servings 4

Ingredients
 

  • 1 cup Pumpkin Seeds raw
  • 1 tsp Butter Melted
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
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Instructions
 

  • Cut the pumpkin into half and scrape the seeds out using a wide spoon.
  • Pull away the excess fleshy strings from the seeds as much as possible.
    Roasted Pumpkin Seeds - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Rinse the seeds by placing them in a colander.
  • Spread them on a kitchen towel and let them dry for 10 minutes.
    Roasted Pumpkin Seeds - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • After 10 minutes place the seeds in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add melted butter and salt. Mix until all the seeds are coated well with them.
  • Align a parchment sheet on a baking tray.
  • Spread the seeds on the baking tray.
    Roasted Pumpkin Seeds - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Sprinkle little more extra butter if needed, for that extra crunch.
  • Meanwhile preheat oven at 160c.
  • Bake the seeds for 10 – 20 minutes at 160c.
  • Check after 10 minutes and if needed increase the roasting timing. This depends upon the size of the seeds.
  • Allow the roasted seeds to cool completely and transfer them to an airtight container.

Recipe Notes

  • Mix any spices of your choice before baking if you want a spicy roasted pumpkin seed.
About the Author: Rajeswari Annamalai, home chef and self-taught baker, has unconditional love towards cooking since her childhood.She has done masters in computer science and led various IT projects but her passion for food and love for traveling made her taste the food across the world. Inspired by her elders, She tries various cuisines in her kitchen and her 10-year-old daughter is her biggest critic who motivates her to recreate the recipes. She loves to make recipes in a healthier way as she believes that “Happy Healthy life means happy next generation”. You can follow Rajeswari and her healthy recipes on her Plattershare profile.

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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 98kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 591mg | Potassium: 130mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0.2g | Vitamin A: 34IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg
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