Tarbooz Ke Chilke Ki Sabzi / Watermelon Rind Curry

Tarbooz Ke Chilke Ki Sabzi / Watermelon Rind Curry - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
Watermelon the summer coolent has started showing up at every nook and corner of the city now and we are eating it regularly to beat the heat.But are we only using the inner red part of the fruit ?? Are we throwing away the entire rind of it ???...STOP...this thrown away thing is full of lycopene and beta-carotene which is very essential to maintain our eye health.So from now start jucing up your watermelon along with the rind.Also try this simple curry recipe made of rind.
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Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Homestyle Cooking, Indian, North Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 2

Ingredients
 

  • 250 gm Watermelon Rind
  • 2 tbsp Onion finally chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger finally chopped
  • 6 pods Garlic finally chopped
  • 2 Green Chillies finally chopped
  • 2 Tomato medium finally chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/4 tsp red chili powder as per taste
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1 tbsp Mustard Oil
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Instructions
 

  • Thinly peel the rind and take the dark green portion off.This portion is very hard and takes too much time to cook.Chop the peeled rind into 1/2 inch pieces.
    Tarbooz Ke Chilke Ki Sabzi / Watermelon Rind Curry - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Heat a wok. Put mustard oil in it and heat.Add asafoetida and cumin seeds.Add garlic and let it cook.Once the the garlic is half done add onions and cook till it becomes golden brown.Add tomatoes, red chilli powder and salt.
  • After 1-2 min add remaining powder spices and ginger.Cook till this mix starts leaving the sides of wok.
  • Add rind pieces . Mix them well with masala.Cover it with a lid. Cook it up for 15-20 min.The rind will cook in its own water.Still if you want a little extra curry u can add a cup of water.Serve hot with chapaties.
    Tarbooz Ke Chilke Ki Sabzi / Watermelon Rind Curry - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

Recipe Notes

  • Always remove the green part of rind because it takes too much time to cook.
  • Use fresh rinds.

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Tanu Nigam
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