Watermelon Lychee Granita Recipe

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Watermelon Lychee Granita
  • Chef: Anusha Praveen
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Savour the refreshing flavours of watermelon and lychee swirling in this icy cool granita - perfect to beat that scorching summer heat. Sip and enjoy!

Ingredients of Watermelon Lychee Granita

  • 1/2 cup cubed watermelon
  • 7-8 lychee
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 10 mint leaves
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp grated ginger

How to Make Watermelon Lychee Granita

1.Pit lychees and discard the seeds.
2.In a blender, put mint leaves, ginger and sugar. Pulse once to release flavours.
3.Now add 1/2 cup of cubed watermelon, lemon juice and lychee.
4.Blend to a smooth puree and transfer to a bowl.
5.Blend the remaining watermelon to a smooth puree and combine this with the previous mixture, mix well.
6.Pour this mixture into a sturdy freezer-safe container. Freeze till set.
7.Once frozen, use a fork and start raking the mixture from the sides first. Proceed to the center eventually.
8.Put it back in the freezer once the entire mass is raked up.
9.After 2 hours, remove and repeat the raking process. Freeze till ready to serve.
10.Garnish with a few mint leaves.
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