Most people love popcorn. It's quick to make, has very little calories and tastes great. I am going to show you how to make perfect popcorn on the stove every time in about 15 minutes. No burnt popcorn and very little un-popped kernels.
Step 1: Prepare
Get everything together. You will need:
a suitable pan or pot.
1 tablespoon of cooking oil
Heat the oil in the pan on a medium heat. My stove is marked from 1 to 6 and I use 4. Put 3 to 4 kernals (pips / seeds) in the pan before it heats up.
Step 2: Cook
Cover the pan and wait until you hear the 3 or 4 kernals pop in the pan. Immediately turn the heat off, covers the pan evenly with popcorn kernals, put the lid back on and count to 30. Then turn the heat up again to 4. As soon as you hear the first popping start turn the heat one notch down. In my case to 3. Make sure there is only one even layer of popcorn kernals on the bottom of the pan when you put them in. Lift the lid slightly to the side. As soon as the popping starts to subside turn the heat down again. In my case to 2. Wait until there is no popping sound for 10 seconds then turn off the heat and take the pan off the stove.
Your popcorn is done. Spice it and eat it.