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Watermelon Kheer

 Published 2013-Jan-24   Updated 2016-Nov-14

- Submitted by Raji Ramakrishnan

(Tarbooz kheer, Tarboosani Payasam)

Recipe For Watermelon Kheer


  • 1 cup grated water melon (white portion of the water melon)
  • 2 tbsp milk powder
  • 2 cups milk
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • Few strands of saffron soaked in hot milk
  • Cardamom powder
  • Dry fruits for garnishing 


  1. In a kadai, put ghee. When it becomes hot, add the grated water melon and sauté for few minutes.  
  2. Add the sugar, milk and cook the water melon. 
  3. When it becomes soft, add the milk powder mixed in little water/milk and bring to boil.
  4. Add the cardamom powder and switch off the gas. Garnish with dry fruits.  Serve chilled.

Serving Suggestion

  • Serve the watermelon kheer chilled as a desert or as evening snack.

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