• Prep Time 10 minutes
  • Cook Time 15 minutes
  • Serving For 1 people
  • Difficulty Normal

Recipe Description

The words to describe this delightful watermelon curry would be: light, luscious, and no less an authentic Indian curry. Check out the recipe below.

This recipe was first published in Flavours magazine.

Recipe Ingredient

  • 1/2 watermelon, seedless
  • 1tsp coriander seeds, lightly toasted
  • 4cloves garlic
  • 1pinch turmeric powder
  • 1tsp chilli powder
  • 1tsp cumin seeds
  • salt and sugar, to taste
  • lemon juice, to taste
  • coriander leaves, chopped


    To prepare the watermelon:
  1. Using a melon ball scoop, scoop out as many melon balls as you can. Set aside.
  2. Remove the watermelon skin and place the remaining watermelon flesh in a blender.
  3. Grind the coriander seeds and add to the blender along with the garlic, turmeric and chilli. Blend until smooth.
  4. To cook the curry:
  5. Fry the cumin seeds in a little oil until they splutter, then add in the blended watermelon mixture. Reduce heat and cook until it thickens. Season to taste with salt and sugar.
  6. Add the watermelon balls and cook for 1 minute. Turn off heat and season to taste with lemon juice.
  7. Serve garnished with coriander.

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