Thursday, April 2, 2009

Summer Treat

MELON AND PAPAYA SCOOPS IN HONEY GINGER DRESSING

There is nothing like a juicy slice of watermelon on a hot summer day! No other fruit says summer like the subtly crunchy, thirst quenching watermelon. Not only is the fruit a highly refreshing summer treat, it is also rich in nutrition and water. , the season for watermelon is in the summer when they are sweet and of the best quality. Sale of the fruit is up this summer and vendors expect double the business as compared to last year. Watermelon as a very good source of vitamin B6 and a good source of vitamin B1, C ,magnesium, and potassium.Along with this Vitamin A rich papaya and melon scoops tossed together in rich honey ginger dressing to enhance your immunity. It's a great cooler for warm afternoons. This recipe is wonderful in the summer when it can be made with fresh fruit.Healthy, Super easy and delicious.

This recepie I adopted from Tarla dalal.But as usual adding few ingredients I prepared this salad in my own version.


Ingredients

1½ cups papaya scoops

1½ cups watermelon scoops

1/2 cups grapes

2 tablespoons honey

1 tablespoon lemon juice

2 teaspoons ginger juice

¼ teaspoon crushed pepper

¼ teaspoon roasted cumin seeds (jeera) powder

1 teaspoon sugar

¼ teaspoon black salt (sanchal)


Method

Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.

Arrange the scooped fruits in a bowl pour the dressing and toss gently.

Refrigerate till chill and serve.