Friday, October 19, 2012

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds / Oven Roasted Pepitas

My daughter got this recipe form her Kinder garden teacher after they went for a fall trip for picking pumpkins . I was very surprised to hear at first  that the pumpkin seeds are edible , but This is truly a gulit free snack and highly nutritious too. Off to the recipe suggested by my 5 yr old daughter .

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds / Oven Roasted Pepitas


Ingredients:

  • Pumpkin Seeds of 1 Whole pumpkin
  • Oil - Few Drops
  • Chilli Powder - To Taste
  • Salt - To taste


      Method:

      Take out the Pumpkin seeds from the pumpkin , It was kind of Sticky , Scoop out the entire Seeds . Wash them thoroughly and pat them dry on a paper towel .

      In a mixing plate , take the seeds and drizzle few drops of oil , and add the chilli powder and salt and mix .


      Preheat the oven to 375 F . Line the baking tray with Aluminum foil and spread out the seeds on the foil . Bake them for 10 minutes .


      The oven roasted Seeds are ready to serve .


      Enjoy this nutritious Snack .

      14 comments:

      1. these are a great snack and wonderful tossed in salads also

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      2. My granny (nani) used to save these after the pumpkin was used and dry them in the sun, which we relished later!

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      3. healthy n delicious snack..

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      4. Feel like munching some.Guilt free snack.

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      5. Yum! I love snacking on pumpkin seeds and this one has a spicy touch to it.

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      6. My son wanted me to make this last year. Easy and healthy.

        Vardhini
        Event: Halloween and Squash Fiesta
        Event: Diwali Bash

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      7. I will be trying them......got loads of pumpkin seeds, thanks to halloween pumpkins

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