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Hot Sunflower Snack

The national tree of India is a magnificent if somewhat unreal sight wherever it occurs

This is a recipe I have been carrying around since college days. Student friends and I have been known to live off this stuff towards the end of term when we had no money. This is a fast, simple and delicious snack that will intrigue your friends.


  • Sunflower seeds
  • Soy sauce
  • Chilli powder


  1. Put sunflower seeds into a frying pan (no oil) and heat, constantly stirring until they start to smoke
  2. Turn heat to low. Add a liberal splashing of soy sauce and mix.
  3. Add chilli powder to your taste.
  4. Mix well and allow to cool.

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