With the insane heat of summer, we can’t help but eat watermelon in all its forms. This moisturizing and sweet fruit is a real treat this season! As well as 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’ve found some fun ways to incorporate watermelon into our meals. From soup, curry and salad to sabzi, you can add watermelon to any of these dishes and enjoy a delicious, low-calorie meal. The sweetness of watermelons puts a twist on these savory recipes, making them your new favorites.
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5 Savory 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 plenty of chillies and spices such as garam masala, red chilli, turmeric, cloves, cardamom, cumin, black pepper, cinnamon, tomato paste with a hint of lime, fresh basil and a garnish of radish and chives.
Click here for the full recipe for Watermelon Curry.
2. Spicy watermelon soup
If you are a fan of cold soups then you must try this. Pureed watermelon and fresh mint mixed well and baked with a flavorful ginger-garlic paste and chili flakes, chilled for a few hours and served with ice cubes and a sprig of mint on top.
Click here for the full recipe for Spicy Watermelon Soup.
3. Watermelon and Feta Cheese Salad
This cooling watermelon salad with crumbled feta cheese and mint leaves is the perfect option to cool down and refresh your mind and body. With the goodness of watermelon and cheese, made guilt-free with olive oil, this watermelon salad will boost your energy and help beat the summer heat.
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4. Watermelon Peel (Tarbooz Ke Chilke) Sabzi
All that watermelon rind that ends up in our trash is quite nutritious and good for health and also tastes good. This sabzi is prepared in a masala onion-tomato base, which gives the skin of the watermelon a rich and spicy taste.
Click here for the full recipe for Tarbooz Ke Chilke ki Sabzi.
5. Mediterranean Watermelon Salad
A super healthy bowl of salad packed with the goodness of watermelon cubes along with pomegranate juice, bell pepper, cucumber, flaxseed, lettuce, pistachios and parsley mixed with a delicious blend of mustard seeds, oregano, jeera, salt and pepper.
Click here for the full recipe for Mediterranean Watermelon Salad.
Try out these savory watermelon recipes at home and tell us how you liked them in the comments.