Cucumber Mint Granita

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Cucumber Mint Granita is sweet, sour and fragrant, this is the perfect summer refresher. Pickled Cucumber gives an extra crunch and taste to it.
3.80 from 5 votes
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Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Served As: Beverages
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Tangy
Calories 101 kcal
Servings 2


For Granita

  • 2 cucumbers seeds removed and roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves
  • 1 tsp black salt
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp natura sugar free

For Pickled Cucumber

  • 1 cucumber seeds removed and finely diced
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 2 tbsp natura sugar free
  • 1 pinch black salt
  • 1 pinch Salt


  • Add all the ingredients of Granita in a grinder and grind to a puree
  • pour it into a large flat container and freeze.
  • About every 30 minutes stir and/or scrape the mixture to break it up. You can use a fork to shave it.

For pickled cucumber

  • In a sauce pan add water, vinegar, black salt, plain salt and sugar free natura.
  • When it comes to a boil add finally chopped cucumber.
  • After the first boil drain the cucumber and let it cool.

To serve

  • Scoop a generous tablespoon of the pickled cucumber in little shot glasses.
  • Top two tablespoons of scraped granita. Garnish with mint leaves. Enjoy immediately.
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3.80 from 5 votes

Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 101kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 1237mg | Potassium: 755mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 842IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 146mg | Iron: 2mg

Rita Arora
Rita Arora

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