You will need
- salt to taste;
- 100 ml of water.
Before you roast the seeds, rinse them well under cold running water. This must be done in order to remove surface dust and staining them with pigment.
Take a pan that you will roast the seeds, and heat. It is desirable to use a cast iron skillet, but if you do not have it - take that which you have in your kitchen Arsenal. Roast the seeds at this fire, the force which can be controlled - in this process to get a tasty product frying temperature will need to be changed.
Pour seeds on a well-heated pan, without diminishing the power of fire. Remember that you will need seeds to mix, so put it in the pan all the seeds at once, do it gradually - it will facilitate you the process. In the process of warming seeds, periodically stir your future treat and remove from the found damaged seeds, open the seeds of the nucleus or the remains of a sunflower, which sometimes can be present in raw seeds. For mixing of seeds is better to use a wooden spoon.
Salt the water to taste and then gently pour it into the pan with seeds, so they poparilis, acquired salty taste, and a bit swollen - these seeds then it will be easier to chew. Once the liquid has evaporated and the seeds will begin to POWERCIAT is typical, then began the process of their roasting, reduce the flame and begin to interfere with the seeds often so they don't burn.
To determine the readiness of seeds, pull a few pieces out of the pan, peel them and look at the color of their seeds - deep-fried seeds shade seed cream. Of course, you need to try them on taste. If seeds razreshayutsya well, have a nice salty taste and a creamy grain color, so the roasting process is complete!
Don't place roasted seeds in a hot pan, otherwise they can burn immediately after cooking, pour them into another bowl.
When you select raw seeds, note that they were of good quality and of average size. Only such seeds as the result of frying will be tasty and oily.
Advice 2: How to roast sunflower seeds
On the shelves you can see dozens of roasted sunflower seeds. But seeds in the packs are often rancid, under - or overcooked or simply tasteless. And not to be disappointed, you can buy raw sunflower seeds and roast them at home.
Choose when buying seeds medium size: small inconvenient to clean, and the peeling is too large (due to the thick husk) sore fingers or damaged tooth enamel. Raw sunflower seeds can be fried in several ways: in a skillet, in the microwave or in the oven.
To roast sunflower seeds on the stove, put on the burner pan. It is advisable to take the pan with a large diameter bottom and a low side. On a heated frying pan to pour a little (tablespoon) of unrefined sunflower oil. This will give the seeds extra flavor. However, you can do without it. Sprinkle sunflower seeds on the hot pan.
If you want to get a moderately roasted sunflower seeds (kernels light cream color), make a small fire and constantly stir the contents of the pan. Those who love slightly overcooked seeds, browned barrels, can try faster way. Put the burner on maximum power and fry the seeds 1-1,5 minutes, all the time stirring. Turn off the burner and leave the seeds to cool on the pan. After 10-15 minutes you will get tasty and flavorful sunflower seeds.
Seeds in the microwave to fry even easier. Pour a small amount of sunflower seeds on a plate and distribute them evenly. Set the microwave to medium and set timer for 2 minutes. After this time open the door and stir progressist seeds. Let them cool directly on the plate. If the seeds are not done cooking yet, or you like a different degree of doneness, repeat the process, again setting the timer for 2 minutes. The frying time can be changed: it will depend on the number of seeds and the power of your microwave oven.
In this method, the mixing of seeds after the expiry of the first period of frying is necessary. In fact, in 2 minutes they managed to only slightly dried, and "reach," then the hot from the microwave dish. If seeds do not mix, the lower part, which is in contact with the cookware will burn and the top will remain raw.
If you have dirty seeds, pour them into a colander and rinse under the tap. Pour the seeds on a paper towel and Pat dry. Turn on the oven, wait until it warms up. Sprinkle sunflower seeds evenly on a baking sheet and place in oven. The fire should be minimized. After 5 minutes stir the seeds and put in the oven. In a few minutes the seeds will begin to POWERCIAT. This means that they give off moisture. Do not miss the moment when the seeds are ready. Every 3-5 minutes take out the pan and try seeds. Once you're satisfied with the taste, remove the pan and immediately peresypaya toasted sunflower seeds in another bowl. Otherwise on a hot pan they will burn before you cool down.
If you like salted sunflower seeds, while cooking, pour into the pan, dish or baking tray with a little fine salt and stir.