Homemade Trail Mix – Oven Roasted Oats and Nuts
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 20 mins
  • Servings: 16
  • Preparation Time: 10 mins
  • 1 cup Rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup Peanuts
  • 1/4 cup Split cashews
  • 1/4 cup Silvered almonds
  • 1/4 cup Whole pistachios
  • 1/4 cup Pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup Walnuts Add pecans if you like
  • 1/4 cup Coconut chips
  • 1/4 cup Golden raisins or Munaka
DIRECTIONS
  1. -Preheat oven to 275oF.
  2. -Mix oats and all the nuts excepts raisins (or munaka)in a mixing bowl. If you coconot chips are thick then add now or if they are thin then add towards the end of the roasting process.
  3. -Now add sugar to it.
  4. -For tampering, heat oil in a pan. When oil is hot, add mustard seeds, cumin seed, sesame seeds and curry leaves. Let them splatter for some time.
  5. -Add this tampering to nuts and oats mixture and then give it a good mix.
  6. -Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread this mixture evenly on it.
  7. -Place the baking sheet on center shelf and keep stirring the mixture every few minutes for even roasting. It took me 20 minute, you might need to adjust the time for different quantity.
  8. -If you did not add the cocnut chips in the starting before roasting, then add now.
  9. -When done, take the baking sheet out from oven and add raisins (or munaka) along with all the spices. Mix the whole mixture and again spread evenly on the sheet.
  10. -Switch off the oven and place the baking sheet back into oven with slightly opened door.
  11. -Your oats and nuts savory trail mix is ready. Let it cool down completely before serving. Store in an air-tight container for two to three weeks.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Lip smacking and healthy homemade trail mix recipe made with oven roasted oats and nuts. This savory trail mix (Namkeen) has goodness of whole grains, unrefined oils and natural fats & proteins. If your family, kids or guests are high on munching savory snacks, then this oven roasted oats and nuts savory homemade trail mix is a much healthier option compared to any store-bought mixtures.