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How to Roast Pumpkin seeds in a tawa

Do not throw the seeds from the pumpkin. As pumpkin seeds are edible seeds, it has lots of health benefits. Pumpkin seeds are nutritional power houses. These seeds are good sources of Vitamin B, magnesium, iron and protein . Pumpkin seeds are generally roasted for consumption. You can use your oven for roasting pumpkin seeds. But here in this recipe I'm using a simple "tawa" (a flat pan). The purpose of using tawa is that it saves time.

     Preparation time = 0 minute
     Cooking time        = 5-10 minutes
     Total.             =        5-10  minutes


  • 1 cup raw whole pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp any vegetable oil or melted butter
  • 1 pinch salt


  1. Heat oil in a tawa or a pan. Now spread the oil in tawa by shaking it around.
  2. Add the pumpkin seeds. Add salt. Stir pumpkin seeds frequently until pumpkin seeds turn light brown and crispy.
  3. Remove tawa from heat.
  4. Let cool and enjoy.

You can preserve these roasted pumpkin seeds in an airtight container.