Do you have to dry pumpkin seeds before roasting?
Dry the seeds.
Drain the seeds in a sieve or colander, and dry thoroughly with towels.
Drying the seeds before roasting helps them bake up crunchier.
Home cook Kim’s Cooking Now!
adds, “If you leave them too wet, the mixture won’t stick to the seeds very well (the whole oil doesn’t mix with water thing).”
How do you dry out pumpkin seeds?
Clean the seeds: Separate the seeds from the stringy pulp, rinse the seeds in a colander under cold water, then shake dry. Don’t blot with paper towels; the seeds will stick. Dry them: Spread the seeds in a single layer on an oiled baking sheet and roast 30 minutes to dry them out.
How long do you soak pumpkin seeds before baking?
For pumpkin seeds, let them soak for at least seven hours, rinsing and draining them every three or four hours. Once the soaking is finished, dehydrate them to get rid of the water. To do this, place them in a colander to drain as much water as you can then spread them on as stainless steel baking sheet.
How do I use pumpkin seeds?
We gathered 10 amazing ways to incorporate pumpkin seeds into your kitchen.
- Top your salad. I need some crunch on my salad.
- Throw some in a smoothie.
- Make bread.
- Try them in pesto.
- Mix in granola or trail mix.
- Make soups pretty.
- Add pumpkin seeds to your cheese plate.
- Try making pumpkin seed butter.