Watermelon with its bright pink colour flesh will be seen around summer in India. As the fruit has high water content and is a thirst quencher in the hot temperature.
It is also said that taking watermelon reduces high blood pressure. For this month's Sshhhh secretly cooking challenge , I was paired with Veena Krishnakumar.The ingredients which veena krishnakumar gave were watermelon and Mint.
1 bowl of scooped Watermelon
Quarter cup of Pomegranate
1 large onion
1 tbs Sesame oil
½ tsp Pepper powder
Salt to taste
½ tsp chopped mint leaves
Chop half onion finely and remaining into slices.
Squeeze juice out of Lemon.
In a bowl , add the watermelon balls , pomegranate and chopped onion , toss well.
In the serving bowl , arrange the sliced onion around the edges. Place the mixed salad in the centre .
Chill in the refrigerator till serving.
In a shaker bottle add the lemon juice , salt , pepper powder , sesame oil , Chopped Mint leaves and shake well.
Pour the salad dressing just before serving.
Watermelon salad with Lemon dressing is ready to serve.