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Indian Spiced Popcorn

Yield Serves 6
Time: About 10 minutes. Spiced butter, drizzled over freshly popped popcorn, adds a little kick to this staple snack food.


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup popcorn kernels
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/4 teaspoon each cayenne and ground turmeric
  • Salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 150
  • caloriesfromfat 66 %
  • protein 2.1 g
  • fat 11 g
  • satfat 5.1 g
  • carbohydrate 12 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • sodium 79 mg
  • cholesterol 21 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a large pot over high heat, then add popcorn, cover, and shake pot often. When popping slows, remove from heat until popping stops. Transfer to a large bowl. Melt butter in pot, then add garam masala, cayenne, and turmeric. Drizzle over popcorn, tossing well. Sprinkle to taste with salt.

  2. Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.