Watermelon Ki Sabzi


  • Skin of watermelon – Peel the Green layer and cut the skin into cubes.
  • Oil 4 tbsp for frying
  • Mustard Seeds 1tsp
  • Dry red chillis 2
  • Cumin / Jeera 1tsp
  • Fennel Seeds 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida ½ tsp
  • Ginger Garlic Paste 2 tsp
  • Green chilli 1 slit
  • Onion finely chopped ½ cup
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Red Chilli powder ¾ tsp
  • Coriander powder 2 tsp
  • Kasurimethi or Dry Fenugreek leaves -1tsp
  • Dry Mango Powder (Amchur powder) 1tsp
  • Chaat masala – ½ tsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Finely Chopped coriander leaves for garnishing
Watermelon Ki Sabzi


  • Heat oil in a wok. Add mustard, jeera, dry red chilli, asafoetida and stir for a minute.
  • Now add fennel seeds and finely chopped onion.
  • Once the onion’s are cooked add the ginger garlic paste to it and give it a good stir.
  • Include the turmeric powder, chilli powder, corriander powder and salt as required and mix well.
  • Quickly add the peeled and diced watermelon skin slices, give it a good mix and cover and cook for 20 min.
  • The watermelon skin should cook well and soft and needs to look translucent, like a cooked white pumpkin.
  • Once cooked add the Kasuri methi, chopped corriander, Amchur and chaat masala powder and serve hot with Chapati.


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