How to dry pumpkin seeds In the oven, on a baking sheet. How much time

How to dry pumpkin seeds?

Who doesn’t like pumpkin seeds?? Hulling the seeds during a movie or a social gathering is the norm. They can be bought ready packed, for shelling or shelled. Find out, How to dry pumpkin seeds properly.

How to dry pumpkin seeds?

Drying pumpkin seeds is by no means difficult. You can dry the seeds yourself and have on hand for shelling. First you buy a pumpkin. You should cut it in half and take out the seeds, place them on a sieve and rinse thoroughly with cold water. Remove the remaining pulp from the seeds. Dry the cleaned seeds with a cotton cloth. The oven is turned on and set to 90 degrees Celsius. Line a baking tray with baking paper, place the seeds on the paper. Keep the seeds in such an oven for an hour.

Every so often, open the oven to evaporate. After an hour, leave the seeds in the oven waiting for the oven to cool down. Later on, the seeds can be put into a jar, container or paper bag. They are ready to eat and shelling such seeds is a real pleasure. The seeds can be husked and the husked ones added to muesli or eaten without any additives. Sometimes shelled pumpkin seeds are added to salads, sprinkled on creamy soups to enhance their flavor and make such dishes more attractive.

Pumpkin seeds – properties

Pumpkin seeds are rich in oil, which includes phytosterols and unsaturated fatty acids. They support the work of heart, digestive system, improve vision, reduce bad cholesterol, they are good for kidneys and bladder. The seeds are known to have a beneficial effect on skin, hair and nails and are good for acne.

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