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Pumpkin seeds (Roasted)

Pumpkin seeds are roasted in the following step by step manner:

1. Cut open the pumpkin.
2. Collect the seeds from inside.
3. Separate hairy pulp from the seeds if there is still any.
4. Rinse the seeds and dry it on a paper towel for 20 to 30 minutes.
5. Preheat oven for 5 to 10 minutes.
6. Spread the baking tray with a baking sheet.
7. Lightly coat the pumpkin seeds with ghee or oil or butter.
8. Sprinkle the pumpkin seeds with salt (this is for flavor and can be optional)
9. Spread a layer of seeds on the paper and bake it for 45 minutes at 250 degrees f or 15 minutes at 350 degrees f.
10. Preserve this in an airtight container.
11. Can be served with any soft drinks or tea/coffee. Wink

Please note that you can also make it in different flavors as follows:
– Spiced with chilly powder or garlic powder or onion powder or black pepper.
– Made sweet with sugar or jaggery

Source:

http://forum.cooking-recipes-blog.com/general-discussion/pumpkin-%28how-can-i-preserve-it%29/msg12/#msg12

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Roasted Peanuts (Olden Style)

Ingredients:

  1. Fresh Peanuts
  2. Sand

Method:

  1. Get some Fresh peanuts from the market or farm. Wash off the soil and dry it in the sun for 1 or 2 days.
  2. Put some sand in a pot and heat it.
  3. Add the peanuts to the pot of sand.
  4. Cook in medium heat till peanuts are cooked. You acn know that the peanuts are cooked by taking out a peanut and peeling the shell and taking off the maroon cover. If the maroon cover is taken off easily than the peanuts are cooked and if it does not peel off easily than its not cooked.
  5. Separate the peanuts and sand.
  6. Cool the peanuts and wipe it in a cloth.
  7. Serve to guests with tea.
  8. You need to take off the shell and eat the nut inside.
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