Health Friendly Way to Include Watermelon in your Diet this Season

We have already thrown light on the incredible benefits of watermelon. Here, we will emphasise on some healthy and easy ways to include watermelons in your diet.

Drink your way to good health with these recipes:

1. The Pink Lady

Ingredients:

• Watermelon pieces (7-8 deseeded)

• Honey (1 tablespoon)

• Mint leaves (2-3 crushed)

• Ice cubes (3-4)

Preparation Method:

Step 1 – Blend all the ingredients in a blender and serve chilled.

2. Watermelon Cooler

Ingredients:

• Seedless watermelon chunks – 3 cups

• Lemonade – 1 ½ cups

• Fresh mint – ½ cup

Preparation Method:

Step 1 – In a blender, puree the watermelon and lemonade; strain if desired.

Step 2 – Stir in the mint and serve over ice.

3. Watermelon Salsa

• finely diced seedless watermelon – 3 cups

• jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced – 3

• chopped coriander – 1/3 cup

• lime juice – 1/4 cup

• minced red onion – 1/4 cup

• teaspoon salt – 1/4

Preparation Method:

Step 1 – Place watermelon, jalapenos, cilantro, lime juice and onion in a medium bowl

Step 2 – Stir well to combine.

Step 3 – Season with salt.

Step 4 – Serve at room temperature or chilled.

4. Watermelon Salad

Ingredients:

• Red Onion (halved and thinly sliced) – ¾ cup

• Fresh Lime Juice – 1 tbsp

• Watermelon (seeded and cubed) – 1½ quarts

• Crumbled Feta Cheese – ¾ cup

• Pitted Black Olives (halved) – ½ cup

• Fresh Mint (chopped) – 1 cup

• Olive Oil – 2 tbsp

Preparation Method:

Step 1 – Put the onion slices in a small bowl and add the lime juice.

Step 2 – Mix well.

Step 3 – Let the mixture stand for 10 minutes.

Step 4 – The acid of the lime will calm the flavour of raw onion.

Step 5 – Take a large bowl and combine watermelon cubes, feta cheese, black olives, onions and mint together.

Step 6 – Drizzle olive oil over the salad and toss to blend the ingredients.

Step 7 – Serve immediately.

5. Watermelon Rosemilk

Ingredients:

• Watermelon – 2 pieces

• Milk – 1 litre

• Rose colour – a drop

• Rose essence – 1/4 tsp

• Sugar/honey – 1 tablespoom

Preparation Method:

Step 1 – Peel skin of watermelon.

Step 2 – Cut one piece finely.

Step 3 – Extract juice out of another piece.

Step 4 – Boil milk in a pan.

Step 5 – When milk starts thickening, add sugar, stir well and when sugar dissolves, switch off the stove.

Step 6 – When cool, add rose essence, rose colour, watermelon juice, water melon pieces and mix well.

Step 7 – Store in the fridge and serve chilled.

Comments

Saurabh
Saurabh

Watermelon has incredible benefits. It is a great summer fruit. Great recipes of watermelon. Thanks buddy!


varun
varun

To stay healthy you should drink lots of water. It keeps you fit and stay you away from diseases and watermelon contains lots of water which is really healthy summer fruit.


Prachi
Prachi

Agreed with the post! Watermelon is healthy for your diet as it contains lots and lots of water. If you are not able to drink lots of water then add watermelon in your diet chart as it fulfills water quantity in your body.


Nutition benefits of watermelon
Nutition benefits of watermelon

great informative article !
Watermelon has 92% of water and electrolytes, it keeps my body hydrated :-)


shivam
shivam

absolutely right buddy watermelon is the divine fruit of summer, there are so many benefits watermelon like it fulfills the quantity of water in your body and impure your blood.


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