Watermelon Gravy


Watermelon Gravy

Watermelon pod cooked with spices
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


For the gravy:-


  • Remove the dark green outer peel and cut the watermelon pod(left after eating the red fleshy portion)into small cubes.
  • Cook it well with 1 1/2 cups of water.
  • Grind the ingredients for the gravy into a fine paste.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Saute onions, till light brown.
  • Add the gravy paste, coriander powder, curry leaves and green chillies and fry, till raw smell goes.
  • Add tomato and saute, till oil separates.
  • Add the cooked watermelon, salt, sugar and water.
  • Cook it well, till the gravy thickens.
  • :- Can add 1 tbsp of coconut milk or grated coconut in the end. :- You can also add potatoes or green peas along with water melon. :- If you want it more spicy, add 1/2 tsp of crushed peppercorns and 2 tsp of tomato sauce.
  • :- Serve hot with chappathis or bread or appams.
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Response (3)
  1. s
    sonia June 24, 2006

    i just wanted to try this different recipe and it was not bad at all.everyone in my family liked it and i got appreciated for this different dish

  2. s
    ss August 4, 2006

    different & excellent dish !

  3. p
    pkn June 30, 2008

    Thats a brilliant recipe…infact making use of the product which we usually throw is a wonderful idea….rates go`n higher for all products in india will surely make us more innovative!!!

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