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Watermelon Curry

- recipe by raji ramakrishnan submitted on 02-11-2012
(Best out of waste, Curry with watermelon white portion, Tarboosni Kulambu, Thanni Mathanga Pulissery)
Watermelon white portion - 1 cup (chopped)
Coconut - 1/2 cup (grated)
Green chillies - 3
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curd - 1 cup
Sugar or Jaggery - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1 pinch
Salt - to taste
For tempering 
Oil - 2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Methi (Fenugreek) seeds - 1/4 tsp
Whole red chilli - 1
Few curry leaves

1. Cook the watermelon pieces by adding salt and turmeric powder in a cup of water till it becomes tender. You can also pressure cook them.
2. Grind the coconut, green chillies, cumin seeds, mustard seeds to a fine paste.  Add the jaggery.
3. Once the vegetable is cooked, add the ground paste in it and boil.
4. Beat the curd and mix it with the curry. Switch off the flame.
5. Take a small kadai, put two tsp of oil,  add mustard seed, methi seed and red chilli. When they crackle add the curry leaves and  pour it on the curry.

You can serve hot or cold with rice or chappati.
Serves 4 

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Comments (2)

Person Deepu Panicker   (August 3, 2016)
This recipe is excellent. Happy watermelon day!
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (August 4, 2016)
Thank You.

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