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Cucumber Mint Granita

3.80 from 5 votes

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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.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsBeverages
CuisineIndian
Recipe Taste Salty, Tangy
Servings 2
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Ingredients
  

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 plain salt
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Instructions
 

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

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