With the crazy heat of the summer, we can't help but gorge on watermelon in all its forms. This hydrating and sweet fruit makes for quite the treat during this season! Besides being a delicious fruit, this summer melon has amazing health properties that make it a top choice to include in your diet. While watermelons are often eaten as is, we have found some fun ways watermelon can be incorporated into our meals. From soup, curry, and salad to sabzi, you can add watermelon to all these dishes and enjoy a delicious, low-calorie meal. The sweetness of watermelons brings a twist to these savoury recipes, making them your new favourites.
5 Savoury Watermelon Recipes For Summer Relaxation:
1.Watermelon Curry – Our Recommendation
This unique yet delicious watermelon curry is a perfect blend of watermelon, mangoes, paneer and black beans with a host of chillies and spices such as garam masala, red chilli, turmeric, cloves, cardamom, cumin, black pepper, cinnamon, tomato puree along with a tang of lime, fresh basil and garnish of radish and chives.
2.Spicy Watermelon Soup
If you are a fan of cold soups, then you should try this. Pureed watermelon and fresh mint blended well and sautéed with a flavourful ginger-garlic paste and chilli flakes, chilled for a few hours and served with ice cubes and a sprig of mint on top.
3.Watermelon And Feta Cheese Salad
This summer salad includes the cooling watermelon along with feta cheese and mint leaves, making the ideal salad for a hot summer day. This salad offers a balance of sweet and savoury and shall make for a guilt-free indulgence.
4.Watermelon Rind (Tarbooz Ke Chilke) Sabzi
All that watermelon rind that ends up in our dust bin is quite nutritious and good for health and is also good in taste. This sabzi is prepared in a masaledaar onion-tomato base, giving the watermelon rinds a rich and spicy flavour.
5. Mediterranean Watermelon Salad
Cubed watermelons are tossed with vegetables like bell peppers, cucumbers and lettuce and seasoned with oregano, cumin seeds, salt and pepper to give this super healthy salad. This salad is super easy to make and shall make quite the healthy treat.
Try out these savoury watermelon recipes at home and do tell us how you liked them in the comments section.