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Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Watermelon Skin Halwa

Ingredients
Finely grated watermelon skin-1 & 1/2 cup
(only green & white part)
Sugar-3/4 cup
Milk-2 cups
Ghee-4tsp
Fried Nuts & raisins in 1tsp of ghee- little
Green food colour-a pinch(optional)
Cardamom powder-1/4tsp
Method
Heat 3tsp of ghee fry the watermelon skin till all the water is evaporated & raw smell goes off.Add milk, close & cook in medium flame till its fully cooked.Add the sugar,food colour,cardamom powder & nuts.Fry a bit till it comes to a halwa consistency.Serve it warm.
Tips
This skin will be a bit hard to cook ,so you can also pressure cook to save time.But i like it to be cooked in low flame.

12 comments:

  1. A totally new try! Mmm lovely one!

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  2. unique one..really amazed by your idea..

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  3. Nice idea,never knew that skin is too edible!!

    SAw ur korma too,thanks for sharing!

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  4. I have never tried but my mom used to make the same halwa with watermelon skin. That tastes good.... but ur version looks easy.. My mom's name is also Sailaja... lovely click..looks delicious and very tempting...

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  5. Wow....that's new and interesting recipe...looks awesome and yum....

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  6. Nice & innovatice recipe ... Looks great ...

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  7. Very delicious and tasty Halwa..

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  8. Unique recipe Sailaja...looking really good,nice one..

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  9. WOW... So unique and yummy

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