Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

By Rita Jamshed Kapadia 2 comments

Pumpkin seeds are also called “Magaj” or “Magaz” in India and are highly nutritious.

These seeds are one of the ingredients in the parsi favorite “Vasanu”.

Roasted Pumpkin seeds
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds


1 cup roasted pumpkin seeds

1/4 tsp Salt

1/4 tsp Turmeric powder

1/4 tsp Paprika

1 Lemon

Mix the pumpkin seeds with paprika, turmeric powder and salt.

Taste and serve with lemon juice squeezed on top.

Rita Jamshed Kapadia

Cookbooks are available on Amazon. Rita has published the MEGA "Manna of the 21st Century Parsi Cuisine cookbook" and several other mini cookbooks.



Dec 12, 2019, 3:48 am

Love this healthy home-made snacks.

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