Watermelon Curry

By Dhanya Samuel  |  21st Aug 2015  |  
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About Watermelon Curry Recipe

This is a curry that can be a perfect example to the fact that spices do not mean heat but flavour. The cumin, carom seeds, nigella seeds and dried chillies release all its flavour into the oil and cuts into the sweetness of the melon pieces. The soft rind of the watermelon adds just the right amount of bite and texture to an otherwise soft dish.

Watermelon Curry is a delicious and yummilicious dish which is one of the popular dish of Indian. Watermelon Curry is an easy yet mouthwatering recipe for you to enjoy. It is a great alternative when you want something really perfect to eat. Restaurant style Watermelon Curry is liked by everyone and is easily available at almost every restaurant. You can also call it as a quick and easy recipe which you can make at your home. The preparation time of this recipe is few minute and it takes 20 minute to cook it properly. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Watermelon Curry. It is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Watermelon Curry is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of health benefiting nutrients. It is a perfect dish to prepare for the beginners. Cooking Watermelon Curry is an art and while preparing this dish you can feel the aroma of this delicious Watermelon Curry. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this hotel style Watermelon Curry at your home.

Watermelon Curry

Ingredients to make Watermelon Curry

  • 1 kg seedless Watermelon with rind
  • 3 dried Red chillies broken into small pieces
  • 4 cloves Garlic finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp fresh coriander leaves finely chopped
  • ½ tsp Ajwain/Carom seeds
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp Nigella seeds (black onion seeds)
  • ĵ tsp turmeric powder
  • salt to season

How to make Watermelon Curry

  1. Carefully cut the outer dark green layer of watermelon rind by keeping the inner whitish-green rind intact. Now remove the red flesh from whitish rind.
  2. Take a pan and add oil. When it heats up add ajwain, cumin, nigella seeds and dry red chilies. Fry till fragrant and add garlic. Saute on medium heat for 30 seconds.
  3. Now add whitish watermelon rind along with turmeric powder. Cook covered for 6-7 minutes until the rind turns brown and soft.
  4. Pulse half the watermelon flesh and set aside.
  5. Nearly after 7 minutes, add above pulsed watermelon pulp along with ½ cup water. Stir to combine and season with salt. Cook covered until rind turns tender.
  6. Cook on high for 3-4 minutes by adding remaining flesh pieces. Serve warm by garnishing with chopped coriander leaves.

Reviews for Watermelon Curry (2)

Madhuri Sankhyan4 years ago

nice one will try today!

Shalini Dubey4 years ago

Wow, something new and yummy to try :D