Air-Popped Popcorn Recipe
Do you love popcorn??? And enjoy it during your movie time. If yes then it will be great to inform you that your movie buddy Popcorn is one of the world’s healthiest snack foods. Nutritionally it is loaded with important nutrients and offers a variety of health benefits. From fibre to anti-oxidants, popcorn is rich in a variety of nutrients. Do you know popcorn packs more fiber per serving than whole-wheat bread. But this good snack can be either super healthy or very unhealthy, depending on how you prepare it. Hence it is very important to prepare your popcorn the right way.
However, many popcorn available in supermarkets and movie theaters contain lots of added butter, sugar, and salt that can be bad for a person’s health. It is best to make air-popped and lightly seasoned, popcorn. This is because it is a whole grain, and high-fiber whole grains are helpful for a lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, some cancers and other health problems.
So here we are sharing with you a healthy recipe of making Air-Popped Popcorn at Home Air-popping means heating the hard popcorn seeds, or kernels, in hot air until they burst and become popcorn.
- A tight lid pan to cook
- 58 g or, 3 1/2 tablespoons of popcorn kernels
- ¼ or ½ teaspoon of salt
Air-Popped Popcorn Recipe: Step By Step
Preheat the tight lid pan on a medium flame.
Now sprinkle a few drops of water to the hot pan.
In a hot pan, put 3 1/2 tablespoons popcorn kernels and replace the lid of the pan.
Shake the pot gently regularly every 2 seconds.
The kernels start popping and you can hear a pop up sound, which should take 1 or 2 minutes.
Wait until there are at least 3 seconds between pops.
Remove from the flame and sprinkle some salt, and Air-Popped Popcorn is ready to serve.
Nutrition Value of Air-Popped Popcorn
|Value Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Calories from Fat||0g||0%|
|Vitamin A 0%||Vitamin C 0%|
|Calcium 0%||Iron 0%|
* Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet and Nutrition value is a rough estimate for 1 cup of Popcorn.
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