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Watermelon Curry

- Submitted by raji ramakrishnan on 11th Feb 2012

(Best out of waste, Curry with watermelon white portion, Tarboosni Kulambu, Thanni Mathanga Pulissery)

Watermelon Curry

Recipe For Watermelon Curry

Serves 4


  • 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.

Watermelon Curry

Serving Suggestion

  • You can serve the watermelon curry hot or cold with rice or chapati.

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This recipe is excellent. Happy watermelon day!
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Thank You.

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