Mint Watermelon Salad, Indian Style
by Tarla Dalal
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Mint Watermelon Salad is a very refreshing fare. In summers this healthy watermelon mint salad is quite pleasing if had chilled. Learn how to make watermelon mint salad with lime honey dressing in a step by step manner.
For Indian style Watermelon Salad with Mint, first you need to make the dressing by combining lemon juice, honey, olive oil, salt and black pepper powder. Mix these ingredients and keep aside while you assemble the salad ingredients. Combine watermelon cubes, chopped mint leaves and black olives in a deep bowl. Add the lime honey dressing to it and toss well. Quick Healthy Watermelon Mint Salad is ready for serving.
The Indian style Watermelon Salad with Mint is a winner in terms of taste and good looks, as the olives and mint leaves stand out against the pinkish red background of watermelons. Serve this refreshing salad fresh or chilled.
Healthy Watermelon Mint Salad which has watermelon as its main ingredient is low in calories and full of water, thus is good for weight loss too. Citrulline in watermelon has been studied for its effect on heart function and it was revealed that it improves heart function and helps in the treatment of heart failure. Watermelons are a good source of Vitamin C and vitamin A which help in neutralizing free radicals thereby reducing the risk of heart disease.
Watermelon and mint always taste best together, but are you aware that there is more good reason to combine them to make Mint Watermelon Salad? Watermelon is an excellent source of iron, while mint has not just iron but vitamin C too. Iron and vitamin C work best as a team as the latter is needed for iron to work best. So, now, always remember to throw in a few sprigs of mint every time you use watermelon in a salad or juice!
When we talk of mint leaves solely, the salicylic acid present in the mint shows potent anti-bacterial effect. Thus this Watermelon Mint Salad with Lime Honey Dressing, is brimming with many health benefits. Do try it!
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- Combine all the ingredients for the salad in a bowl and toss well.
- Add the lemony honey dressing and toss well.
- Serve the mint watermelon salad immediately or refrigerate for at least 1 hour and serve chilled.
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Watermelon and Mint Salad is an iron and vitamin C rich fare.
With just 77 calories per and not to many carbs, it’s a boon for weight watchers.
The dressing used in this salad is also lemony which perks up the flavour of this salad.
Prefer olive oil in the salad dressing as it not onoly gives a rich taste but it is also rich in MUFA which helps to reduce inflammation in the body and protect cell health.
The magnesium and potassium from this salad will help to maintain heart health.
This salad is a healthy choice for summers during heat stroke. It’s filled with water and will help to maintain the water balance in the body.
For mint watermelon salad | healthy watermelon mint salad | Indian style watermelon salad with mint | watermelon mint salad with lime honey dressing, we need to make the lime honey dressing. For that squeeze fresh lemon juice in a small bowl.
Add 1 tsp of honey to it.
Add some olive oil.
Add salt as per taste.
Add some black pepper powder to it for added flavour.
Mix all the ingredients for Indian style watermelon salad with mint using a spoon. Keep the lime honey dressing aside.
Next to make healthy watermelon mint salad, we need mint leaves. For that take a fresh bunch of pudina. An aromatic bunch with bright green leaves indicates the mint is fresh.
Remove the leaves from the stem and discard the stems. Place the clean mint leaves in a strainer and wash them under running water.
Place the mint leaves on a chopping board and finely chop them. Keep the mint leaves aside.
Then for watermelon mint salad with lime honey dressing, take watermelon cubes in a bowl. The best way to choose a flavorful melon is to look at the color and quality of the flesh, which should be a deep color and absent from white streaks.Add the chopped mint leaves to it.
Add the chopped mint leaves to it.
Add the black olives as well.
Finally add the lime honey dressing of healthy watermelon mint salad also.
Toss all the ingredients of mint watermelon salad using a big spoon.
Prefer serving this mint watermelon salad immediately. If you love it chilled, then refrigerate it for ½ hour before serving.
If you like Indian style watermelon salad with mint, then also try other healthy salads like Mixed Fruit Salad in Ginger Dressing, Jowar Kale Palak Veg Antioxidant Salad and Healthy Orange Tabbouleh.
If you like Mint Watermelon Salad, Indian Style then also try other mint based salad like Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Salad in Mint Dressing. See detailed recipe of Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Salad in Mint Dressing.
Ingredients for Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Salad in Mint Dressing
For the mint dressing
1/4 cup mint leaves (phudina)
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp organic honey
1/2 tsp sea salt
For the salad
1/2 cup apple cubes (unpeeled)
3/4 cup orange segments
1 cup lettuce , torn into pieces
1/2 cup red capscium cubes
1/2 cup yellow capsicum cubes
Method for the mint dressing
Combine all the ingredients in a mortal pestle (khalbatta) and crush it coarsely. Keep aside.
How to proceed
Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and toss well.
Add the mint dressing and toss well.
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