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Watermelon Curry Recipe

Watermelon Curry
How to make Watermelon Curry

About Watermelon Curry Recipe: A range of spices and beans are infused with watermelon juice, tomato puree, paneer and mango slices are added afterwards.

  • Total Cook Time 45 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time 30 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

Ingredients of Watermelon Curry

  • 1 Medium watermelon
  • 200 gms paneer
  • 2 medium onions
  • 1 1/2 cup black beans
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 small ginger
  • 2-3 Garlic cloves
  • Few cardamom seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 3-4 Whole black pepper
  • 2-3 Cloves
  • 1/2 stick cinnamon
  • 1 Star anise
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 1/2 cup black beans
  • 2-3 basil leaves
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 Red pepper
  • 1/2 Radish
  • 1/2 large mango
  • 2-3 Basil leaves

How to Make Watermelon Curry

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Make a paste of onions, ginger, garlic & chillies in a mixer.
Peel the watermelon and blend the chunks to a puree.
In a pot add some light olive oil, Add star anise, black pepper corns, a few cardamom seed and cinnamon stick.
Fry for a few seconds.
Add cumin seeds, coriander powder, kashmiri red chilli powder, onions, ginger, garlic, chillies paste, garam masala and a small pinch of turmeric, mix well.
Add cooked black beans and strain the watermelon juice.
Add some of the watermelon juice to the cooking spices and beans in the pot, to make a base.
Add the tomato puree.
As the puree is cooking away in the pot, dice the paneer and the mango into medium sized chunks.
Add both to the curry.
Bring it to a boil, season it with salt.
Add basil leaves, lemon juice and fresh coriander leaves.
Garnish with thinly sliced red bell peppers, radish and some chives.

Key Ingredients: watermelon, paneer, onions, black beans, Green chillies, coriander powder, kashmiri red chilli powder, garam masala, turmeric powder, ginger, Garlic cloves, Few cardamom seeds, cumin seeds, Whole black pepper, Cloves, cinnamon, Star anise, tomato puree, black beans, basil leaves, lemon juice, Red pepper, Radish, mango, Basil leaves

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