melon rind halwa

Watermelon Rind Halwa Recipe

Watermelon Rind Halwa Recipe – Tarbooz ke chilke ka Halwa

Everyone likes to eat watermelons in summers and have its juice too, as its good for health. But don’t discard the peels this time when you eat watermelons at your home. The white rind left after cutting out the juicy pulp is full of vitamins, fiber, antioxidants and is good for the skin and immunity as well.

So, today we are sharing a great recipe of halwa prepared with watermelon halwa with you all. This halwa is really yummy and flavorful as well. You all must have heard of halwa prepared with watermelon but not with its rind. Right? So, here’s an easy recipe with step-by-step instructions to make watermelon rind halwa in your home. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

1. Start with peeling off the white rind from the green colored rind and place it separately in a bowl.

watermelon rind halwa

2. Then grate this white rind finely.

watermelon rind halwa

3. Chop the dry fruits finely and peel green cardamoms to make powder.

Making:

4. Heat 1 tsp of ghee in a pan or wok and add the grated rind into it. Cover and let it simmer for 5 minutes.

 

watermelon rind halwa

5. Uncover and check the rind after 5 minutes. Stir a little. It’s still not cooked, so cover it again and cook for another 5 minutes. Check and continue cooking until the rind turns soft. This procedure will take at least 15 minutes.

watermelon rind halwa

6. When the moisture from rind mixture gets completely evaporated then add sugar to it and mix really well.  Cover the pan again and let it simmer on low flame until the sugar dissolves completely. Check later.

watermelon rind halwa

7. Now heat 1 tsp ghee in another pan or wok and add mawa into it. Stir continuously and sauté the mawa on medium flame till you see slight change in color. Turn off the flame and transfer the mawa to another bowl and cool it down.

watermelon rind halwa

8. Now that the moisture from halwa has evaporated completely, add roasted mawa, cashews and cardamom powder to it. Stir to mix everything well on low flame. Devouring watermelon rind halwa is now ready to serve.

watermelon rind halwaServing:

9. Serve this mouth-watering and delectable watermelon rind halwa in a bowl garnished with some chopped cashews. Preferably, serve warm or you can store it in fridge and relish eating for a week.

watermelon rind halwa

Watermelon Rind Halwa Recipe Watermelon Rind Halwa Recipe
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Recipe type: Sweets recipe
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Watermelon rind - 600 grams
  • Khoya - 200 grams
  • Sugar - 200 grams
  • Green cardamom - 5 to 6
  • Cashews - 20-25
  • Desi ghee - 2 tbsp
Instructions
  1. Start with peeling off the white rind for the green colored rind and place it in a separate bowl. Then grate this white rind finely.
  2. Heat 1 tsp ghee in a pan or wok and add the grated rind into it. Cover and let it simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Stir and check the rind after 5 minutes. It’s still not cooked, so cover again and cook for another 5 minutes.
  4. Check and continue cooking until the rind turns soft. This will take at least 15 minutes.
  5. When the moisture in rind mixture evaporated completely, then add sugar to it and mix well.
  6. Cover the pan again and let it simmer on low flame until the sugar dissolves completely. Check later.
  7. Now heat 1 tsp ghee in another pan or wok and add mawa into it. Stir continuously and sauté the mawa on medium flame till you see slight change in color. Turn off the flame and transfer the mawa to another bowl so that it cools down.
  8. Now that the moisture from halwa has evaporated completely, add roasted mawa, cashews and cardamom powder to it.
  9. Stir to mix everything well and keep the flame low.
  10. Halwa is now ready and done, transfer it to a serving bowl and garnish with some chopped cashews. Preferably, serve warm.

 

 

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