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Mkpuru Ugu Nigerian Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

Mkpuru Ugu Nigerian Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Snack

Mkpuru Ugu Nigerian Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Snack

Ingredients and Directions for Mkpuru Ugu Nigerian Toasted Pumpkin Seed Snack.

Mkpuru Ugu Nigerian toasted pumpkin seeds snack recipe is a easy to make African recipe to make. 

Prep time: 5 min 
Cook time: 10 min 
Total time: 15 min 

Ingredients 
1 cup unshelled pumpkin seeds 
1 tablespoon palm oil or vegetable oil 
1 teaspoon salt 

Directions 
Boil pumpkin seeds for 8-10 minutes in salted water. Add oil to heated frying pan, drain seeds and lightly toast. Serve as a snack.

Nigerian cooking utilizes the entire pumpkin plant in creating recipes. Pumpkin leaves, seeds, and the pumpkin itself make for delicious eating.


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