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Spicy Melon Gravy

Melon pieces cooked in Coconutmilk and spices

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

This tasty Melon curry needs 6-7 mins cooking time only.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings


    • 2 cups melon rinds(peeled and cut into pieces-atleast 15 pieces)
    • 1 cup coconut milk (thick)
    • 1 cup coconut milk (second)
    • 2 tsp coconut oil
    • 2 tsp chopped onions
    • 2 tsp chopped tomatoes
    • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
    • 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds
    • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
    • 2 green chilli chopped
    • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
    • 2 tsp red chilli powder
    • 1 tsp cumin seeds
    • 1 sprig curry leaves
    • 1 sprig coriander leaves
    • 2 tsp lemon juice
    • 2 tsp  salt -to taste

    Directions

    1. Heat coconut oil in a pan,fry mustard,cumin and fenugreek seeds.
    2. Add green chillies,chopped onions, chopped tomatoes,chopped curry leaves and coriander leaves.
    3. Add ginger-garlic paste,chilli powder,turmeric powder and salt and saute for a min.
    4. Add the second coconut milk and melon pieces and simmer for 3 mins.
    5. Then add the thick coconut milk and remaining coriander leaves and cook for 2-3 mins.
    6. Turn off the flame and sprinkle lemon juice on top.
    7.  Serve hot with rice,idlis,dosa and chapathis.

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