Making it this way, ensures it is fresh and healthy. Also, You do not need any fancy equipment for it. You don't even need a microwave. Heavy bottom pan or a best a pressure cooker works fine. I ditched my microwave around two years back. Happy with less radiation around.
Note: Not many people know pop corn is gluten-free except some bagged varieties. It is also a great relief for constipation as it is full of fiber. You can have loads of plain pop corn during pregnancy. It helps you with your gut and is a great snack too. However, it can be a choke to very young kids and infants.
Scroll below to read the recipe of caramel popcorn
Caramel Popcorn recipe
Caramel popcorn is a great low calorie snack.A must for all movie nights.
- 2 tablespoon butter/olive oil if vegan
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 tablespoon honey/agave
- Pinch of salt
For cooked popcorn:
- 2 tablespoon olive oil
- ½ cup popping corn
For popping corn:
- In a heavy bottom cooker/pot,add oil.Allow it get heated until you see the fumes coming out.
- To test, add 1 corn and see if it pops.
- Add the rest of the popcorn and cover it with a lid and lower the heat.
- It will start popping in few seconds, turn off the heat when popping stops or reduces to 1-2 pops in 2-3 seconds.
For caramel popcorn:
- Melt the butter in a small pan.
- Add honey & sugar along with a pinch of salt to it.
- Allow it to caramelize(turn dark brown but not burnt) on low heat.
- Add the mix to the cooked popcorn and mix well.Keep it aside for 2-3 mins.
- Serve with the choice of your beverage.
Low oil snacksLooking for more healthy snacking recipes which are baked and low in oil too.
- Baked onion pakoras
- Homebaked French fries
- Baked samosa
- Baked farali chiwda
- Baked sweet potato chips
- Air-fried beetroot cutlets