Introduction: Halwa From Watermelon Rind
Watermelon is one of the best fruit. It gives us the refreshing feel.
But we usually throw off the rind after taking out the juicy pulp. It also has the best nutrients in it.
Watermelon rind is full of vitamins C, B6 & A. You also get a decent amount of potassium and zinc from eating rind.
BENEFITS OF CONSUMING WATERMELON RIND:
1. It breakdowns kidney stones
2. Helps in weight loss
3. It has anti-inflammatory properties
4. It helps in regulating blood pressure
5. It can treat urinary tract infections
So we are going to make a sweet dish for the dessert from the watermelon rind which we throw without knowing its heath facts.
Lets get it into the delicious, healthy and economic dessert recipe.
Step 1: Supplies
Watermelon rind - 250 grams
Sugar - 1/2 cup
Milk - 1/2 cup (optional)
Semolina - 1 teaspoon
Besan flour - 2 teaspoon
Cardamom - 3 pods
Clarified butter - 2 tablespoons
Step 2: Preparing the Rind
Peel the hard green layer and add the white color rind in a blender.
Blend it well. There should not be any large pieces of the ring.
Step 3: Roasting
Add 2 tablespoons of clarified butter in a pan.
Add the semolina and besan flour to the clarified butter and roast it for 2 mins.
Step 4: Adding the Rind
Once the semolina and besan flour gets roasted, Keep the flame at medium and add the blended rind to it. Mix it well.
Remove the skin of the cardamom and take out the seeds from it. Crush the cardamom seeds and add it to the rind.
Step 5: Adding Sugar and Milk
Once the water content gets completely over add the sugar to it.
After the sugar gets dissolved add the milk. Its optional we are just adding milk to give a rich taste.
Add the nuts and mix well.
Step 6: Consistency
Once the halwa starts to separating from the pan turn off the flame.
The WATERMELON RIND HALWA is ready to serve. Its a tasty and healthy dish made from the leftover. Try this recipe for dessert to get an healthy ending of a happy meal.
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