Watermelon rind (white part) chutney | How to make chutney from white part of watermelon

By Latha on February 18th, 2016

water melon rind or white part chutney

Watermelon rind (white part) chutney is a simple yet very tasty chutney goes very well with rice. While preparing watermelon juice or while eating watermelon on these summer days we will remove and waste the watermelon rind (white part). But what I suggest is don't throw the watermelon rind instead try this chutney. Its really yummy.

The watermelon rind has many benefits. This often-wasted food can do good things for your body. Preparing watermelon rind chutney also helps to cut down the amount of garbage you produce, so it’s good for the environment as well.

Do check my other chutney recipes like Ridgegourd peel chutney, Radish chutney, garlic chutney, brahmi chutney and doddapathre leaves chutney.

Watermelon rind(white part) chutney recipe

Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 20 min
Serves: 4

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 120ml)

  1. 4 cups watermelon rind
  2. 1 cup grated coconut
  3. 1-2 red chilly / green cilly
  4. 4 tsp urad dal
  5. 1/4 tsp mustard
  6. 1 tsp cooking oil
  7. 1/4 gooseberry sized tamarind
  8. Salt as per your taste

Instructions for making Watermelon rind(white part) chutney:

  1. Wash and cut the watermelon, take out the rind (white part) of the watermelon and cut into 1 inch pieces. Now cook them in a cooker or a vessel by adding very liitle water and salt.cooking watermelon rind for chutney
  2. Take a wok or frying pan, add oil, chilly, urad dal and mustard seeds. Fry them till the urad dal turns golden brown. frying masala for watermelon rind chutney
  3. Wait till the cooked watermelon rind becomes cool. Once it is cool put it in a mixie jar, add coconut and grind it for a minute. Then add tamarind and fried masala and grind it again for 10 seconds. Chutney is ready. Temper it with mustard and red chili but its optional. Serve it with hot rice or dosa or chapathi.grinding for watermelon rind chutney

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