VeggieBoards banner
1 - 20 of 22 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
118 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
I usually make popcorn with my air popper,but what the heck do you put on it that stays on?I've been putting soy margarine just for the flavor,but I want to lose weight,so I'm looking for different ideas to flavor it with.By the way,I put only salt a few times,but had it all on the bottom of the bowl,instead of on the popcorn!

Any suggestions??

VM
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
13,118 Posts
I like sea salt on mine and, sure, a lot of it ends up at the bottom of the bowl, but plenty of it ends up on the popcorn. I actually transfer mine from bowl to bowl, along with the salt, to more evenly distribute it.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,370 Posts
you could use an oil mister to mist olive oil on it and then season it up in any way you want. tho you say you want to lose weight i would encourage you to cut other fats in a day that you have popcorn if you are to use my suggestion. olive oil is a great healthy source of fats, and any healthful diet needs a certain amount of fat. tho i cannot deny being a fat phobe!!!
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
238,393 Posts
My newest way of making popcorn. its good


Curried Popcorn

3 tbl chopped candied ginger (or chopped fresh ginger mixed with 1 tbl sucanat)

1 tsp ground cumin

1 tsp ground coriander

1 tsp turmeric

1/2 tsp curry poweder

1/2 tsp red pepper flakes

1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper

1 tbl sucanat

1 1/2 tsp salt (this is what the recipe says, i tend to half this though...seems a bit salty at full strength)

3 tbl each of corn oil and melted butter substitute (can use olive oil for all or part, corn oil should only be heated on medium to low-medium heat.)

1/2 c popping corn

Combine the ginger, cumin, coriander, turmeric, curry powder, red pepper, black pepper, sugar, in a bowl. Heat 3 tbl of the oil in a saucepan. If using butter substitue, melt it now, for use at the end. Add the corn, cover (a pyrex/glass lid works well), and shake the pot. When you hear steady popping, remove the lid for only a second to slide in the spice mixture, and quickly cover the pot again. Be fast, as the corn is pretty projectile as it is popping. Continue shaking the pan until the sound of popping ceases, about 2 or 3 minutes. Generally you want to take it off the heat before "you think" you ought to, as it will scorch pretty easliy. Drizzle melted butter substitute or oil over remaining corn, and mix.

Mmm!

The recipe is out of this wonderfull Indian cookbook called The Vegetarian Table, India by: Yamuna Devi I was given to by my brother.

This is really quite easy to make, btw. The corn lends a very nice flavor to the popped corn.

best.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
4,951 Posts
well i like mine as a sweet treat.

toffey is my most recent.

i melted earth balance with some natural maple syrup. poured it in the bottom of the bowl then dumped the popcorn on top. i mixed it well and had a wonderful sticky treat. YUM!
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,948 Posts
I got this from Self Magazine June 2003

It made me think of this thread

Snack Like A Star

Arthell Neville, CNN correspondent

Rosemary Popcorn

"I love to cook popcorn the old fashioned way, on the stove. I flavor mine with rosemary. Pour about 2 tbsp vegetable oil into a 2 qt pot. Add enough kernels (1/2 cup) to cover the bottom and about 1 tsp rosemary. I use dried rosemary because I usually have it in the house. Turn the fire to medium and let the popping begin. Add salt to taste. It's just so good!"
 
1 - 20 of 22 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top