How to make Chilled Melon Ball Salad -

Small scoops of watermelon and muskmelon tossed in orange and lemon juice dressing.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Watermelon (तरबूज़), Muskmelon (खरबूज़ा)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Salads

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Chilled Melon Ball Salad

Chilled Melon Ball Salad Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Chilled Melon Ball Salad Recipe

  • Watermelon 1/4

  • Muskmelon 1 medium

  • For dressing :

  • Fresh orange juice 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Black salt (kala namak) to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed 3-4

  • Lemon juice 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Fresh mint leaves torn 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Using a Parisienne scoop (melon baller) scoop out small balls from the watermelon. Discard all seeds. Cut the muskmelon in half.

Step 2

Scoop out small balls from the centre, leaving a thick shell. Discard all the seeds. Put the melon balls in a bowl and place it in a refrigerator to chill thoroughly.

Step 3

To make the dressing, take fresh orange juice in a bowl. Add salt, black salt, black peppercorn and lemon juice. Mix well. Add mint leaves and mix well. Place the melon balls in a serving bowl.

Step 4

Pour the dressing over and serve immediately.

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