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Oven-Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Oven-Roasted Pumpkin Seeds


Why We Love This Recipe 

After you have carved the pumpkin, bake the seeds! This healthy, grounding snack offers the Vata-pacifying influence of ghee and nourishing protein found in Pumpkin Seeds. Enjoy as an afternoon snack or pass out baggies full as a healthy alternative for Halloween trick-or-treaters. 


Serves 2-3 


  • 1 cup of pumpkin seeds 
  • 1 teaspoon of ghee 
  • 2-3 pinches of salt 


  1. Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix with your hands, coating all of the seeds with ghee. 
  2. Then place them on a baking tray into a preheated oven at 400 °F for approximately 5-7 minutes. 
  3. For a lighter roast, remove the seeds when you first smell the aroma. 
  4. For a darker roast, bake a little longer to light golden brown. 
  5. Optionally, you can add ½ teaspoon of any one of the MAPI Organic Churnas — Vata, Pitta or Kapha — for a calming, cooling or stimulating effect. 

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