Wednesday, June 1, 2011

PERSIAN MELON SALAD

This is a typical Persian dessert, using a mixture of sweet fresh fruits flavored with rose water and aromatic mint.



Ingredients :


Sweet Musk Melons : 2
Strawberries : 10,halved
Peaches : 3, peeled and cut into cubes
Green / red seedless grapes : 1bunch
Castor Sugar : 2tbsp
Rose Water : 1tbsp
Lemon Juice : 1tbsp
Mint : 4springs


Method :

1. Carefully cut the melon in half. Scoop out the flesh with a melon baller, making sure not to damage the skin. Reserve the melon shells in refrigerator till you serve the salad. Alternatively, if you dont have a melon baller, scoop out the flesh using a large spoon and cut into 1 inch cubes.

2. In a large bowl, combine the castor sugar, rose water, lemon juice and mint springs. Now add melon balls, strawberries, peaches and grapes. cover and Refrigerate for 2hours.

3. Pile the fruits in to melon shells and garnish with mint springs / strawberries or crushed ice.

22 comments:

  1. This is yum... and the presentation is simply mind blowing:)
    Reva

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  2. Yum n colourful ....nice pic

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  3. very neat and superb looking bowls :-) so colorful, cool and healthy.
    Lena regarding the link that you asked for may I know exactly which recipe you are talking about? Still i'm sending you my soup section. you can have a look. would love to help you in tracing the recipe that you are looking for.
    http://hamareerasoi.blogspot.com/search/label/Soups
    Deepa

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  4. colourful salad!!nice presentation!

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  5. Colorful and yummy salad!

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  6. Looks so tempting and delicious.. amazing click !!
    Indian Cuisine

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  7. Love this so so refreshing looking.

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  8. Wow! I don't mind having this every day! Looks so refreshing and delicious!

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  9. Colorful and healthy,beautiful presentation.

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  10. Wat a refreshing,colourful and marvellous salad..

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  11. yummy salad.....
    great presentation :)
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  12. wow nice colourful salad invites summer.....

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  13. salad looks colorful and yummy.

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  14. Healthy and colorful salad lena..Btw how have u been?

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  15. Absolutely love it and can have it in a heart beat. Mouth watering pic!
    US Masala

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  16. hey lena...itz a beautifully prepared salad...loved the whole presentation...

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  17. Loved the way you presented the salad. Healthy and colourful.

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  18. WOW..thsts one interesting and beautiful salad...perfect for the season,,,superb!!

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  19. Looks colorful and fresh. Perfect 4 summers.

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  20. Lena - I lovee fruits and these look absolutely gorgeous!!

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