Watermelon Gravy

Watermelon pod cooked with spices

Watermelon Gravy | Pachakam

Watermelon Gravy

Watermelon pod cooked with spices

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Sarada Venugopal

Published On: 22 Feb 2006

Rating: 4
3 Votes, 3 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1

Remove the dark green outer peel and cut the watermelon pod(left after eating the red fleshy portion)into small cubes.

Step 2

Cook it well with 1 1/2 cups of water.

Step 3

Grind the ingredients for the gravy into a fine paste.

Step 4

Heat oil in a pan.

Step 5

Saute onions, till light brown.

Step 6

Add the gravy paste, coriander powder, curry leaves and green chillies and fry, till raw smell goes.

Step 7

Add tomato and saute, till oil separates.

Step 8

Add the cooked watermelon, salt, sugar and water.

Step 9

Cook it well, till the gravy thickens.

Step 10

:- Can add 1 tbsp of coconut milk or grated coconut in the end.
:- You can also add potatoes or green peas along with water melon.
:- If you want it more spicy, add 1/2 tsp of crushed peppercorns and 2 tsp of tomato sauce.

Step 11

:- Serve hot with chappathis or bread or appams.


Thats a brilliant recipe...infact making use of the product which we usually throw is a wonderful idea....rates go`n higher for all products in india will surely make us more innovative!!!


different & excellent dish !


i just wanted to try this different recipe and it was not bad at all.everyone in my family liked it and i got appreciated for this different dish

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