Anyway coming to this recipe, she saved up those rinds when we ate the red fleshy part. Finally when she had enough, she made this halwa. Halwa is something we make quite often with various ingredients. I have about Halwa Recipes. And I so glad to add another to the list.
Watermelon rind – 1 cup
Watermelon juice – 1/2 cup
Sugar – 1/2 cup
Ghee – 2
Cashew powder – 2 tsp
Cardamom a pinch
Method to prepare:
Make watermelon juice with the red flesh.
Grind watermelon rind using very little water.
Heat a pan with ghee and fry cashew powder. When it gets done in couple of minutes, add the watermelon rind paste, roast well for couple of minutes in high flame. Keep stirring well.
Once the paste is cooked well, add the sugar and stir everything together. Then add the water melon juice and bring it to boil. When it starts to thicken and leaving the sides, reduce the flame and simmer for 5 minutes. Make sure you stir the halwa well.
The halwa is done when you see that glossy look on the top.
Notes: I did not use the hard outer green skin, I scooped all the white portion almost digging into the green part, leaving out just the outer green skin.
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