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Watermelon rind curry

Tripti Saxena
5 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Watermelon rind curry RECIPE


Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Others
  • UP
  • Blending
  • Frying
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Watermelon with rind 3
  2. cream 1 cup
  3. tomato puree 1 cup
  4. onion puree 1 cup
  5. peanuts 1 tbsp
  6. Desiccated coconut 1 tbsp
  7. Dry Red chilli 1
  8. Black pepper 4
  9. cloves 2
  10. Badi elaichi 1
  11. Fennel Seeds 1 tsp
  12. Sabji masala powder 1 tsp
  13. Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  14. salt to taste
  15. haldi 1 tsp
  16. Milk 1 cup
  17. besan 1 cup
  18. Chopped garlic 1 tsp
  19. oil 4 tbsp


  1. For kofta
  2. Gently squeezed the grated watermelon and remove as much water as possible .
  3. In a mixing bowl ,add squeezed watermelon ,besan ,salt with a hand gently combine all the ingredients .shape them to kofta of any shape as you desire.
  4. In a wide bottomed pan ,heat oil for deep frying .when the oil starts to bubble a bit ,reduce the flame to low.
  5. Draw a kofta gently in to the oil. Depending upon the size of your pan .you can make 5-6 koftas at one go.fry the koftas till they become golden brown from all sides .u need to gently flip the koftas in this process.
  6. Koftas is ready.
  7. Preparing gravy
  8. In a nonstick pan,add peanuts,coconut,chilli,black pepper,laung,badi elaichi,said roast it .and take a jar and grind the all ingredient and a smooth paste .
  9. Take a nonstick pan add paste ,onion puree,tomato puree,garlic ,and saute for 2 min.add all masala mix it well .
  10. In the same nonstick pan add smooth paste and add water to adjust gravy consistency.
  11. When the gravy comes to boil switch off the gas after 2 min.
  12. Add koftas in to the gravy and let the kofta absorb the flavour of the gravy.
  13. The kofta will swell up a bit.transfer to a serving bowl.
  14. Garnish with cream and kasuri methi

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Shikha Roy
Shikha Roy   Jul-05-2018

Thanks for sharing this recipe.

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