Spiced Sesame Popcorn

Spiced Sesame Popcorn

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You are sure to have tasted popcorn with savoury tinges of salt, chilli powder and even pepper or chaat masala, but here is something that is totally innovative and sure to please your taste buds! Spiced Sesame Popcorn features a tempering of sesame and cumin seeds along with an exciting garnish of grated cheese, thereby entering the good books of both kids and adults!

Spiced Sesame Popcorn recipe - How to make Spiced Sesame Popcorn

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 servings
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  1. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pressure cooker, add the maize kernels and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Cover with a lid and cook on a slow flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till you hear the popping sound.
  3. When the corn stops popping, switch off the flame and open the lid of the pressure cooker (refer handy tip). Keep aside.
  4. Heat the remaining 1 tbsp of oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the sesame seeds and cumin seeds, chilli powder and salt, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  5. Switch off the flame and add the prepared popcorn and mix well.
  6. Sprinkle the cheese and serve immediately.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. At step 2, do not put the gasket and whistle on the lid of the pressure cooker, to allow the steam to escape and avoid the popcorn from turning soggy.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy270 cal
Protein5.5 g
Carbohydrates16.4 g
Fiber3.5 g
Fat20.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A182.4 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.6 mg
Vitamin C0 mg
Folic Acid4.4 mcg
Calcium145.8 mg
Iron1.2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium3.5 mg
Potassium62.9 mg
Zinc1.2 mg
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Spiced Sesame Popcorn
 on 15 Nov 14 12:05 PM

Popcorn and movie along with pepsi the perfect match..Lovely innovation to popcorn..I do not like spicy that much so i added a little less chilli powder but those who love spicy, are definitely going to love it..
Spiced Sesame Popcorn
 on 15 Jul 13 02:36 PM

Nice masala cheesy popcorn.