Saturday, July 2, 2011

Watermelon Jalapeno Quencher - Happy 4th July 2011

Know What You Eat: Tired of  same old sweet watermelon juice with different fruit combinations????..try this watermelon quencher with a KICK...On a hot summer day if you find your watermelon did not turn out to be  sweet, hey no ugly faces, no worries...just blend in all with a kick(jalapeno) and see the difference, with a whole bunch of vitamins watermelon is packed with antioxidants and has an extremely high water content, approx. 92%, giving its flesh a crumbly and subtly crunchy texture and making it a favorite thirst quenching fruit, so next time when you are very berry thirsty after coming from a grilling sunny day...dont grab a gatorade, instead grab this easy breezy watermelon quencher..which will replenish lost fluids in your body...So guys have a HAPPY, HEALTHY and SAFE 4th July...OFF  FOR WHITE WATER RAFTING.... ANYBODY ???

watermelon jalapeno juice

Serving: 4
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: NIL

6 C Watermelon seedless, diced
1/4 tsp Jalapeno, finely chopped
1 Tbsp Sugar/Honey/Xylitol (only if the watermelon is not sweet)
1 Tbsp Mint/Cilantro, finely chopped
A pinch of salt
Few dashes of Black pepper pwd
Juice of 1/2 lemon

1.  Blend everything together until smooth, along with crushed ice, in your blender, strain it if you desire to remove that extra bulk in your juice..garnish with finely chopped mint / cilantro and jalapeno..

Good Note: This juice is just fantastic , but if even that seems like too much effort on a hot summer day, do what I did for lunch this afternoon. Slice up some watermelon, squeeze a juicy lime over it, and sprinkle it with a mixture of spicy chili powder and kosher salt. My mouth is still happy. 


Sushma Mallya said...

Love the vibrant and beautiful colour and pic is just gorgeous!

sangeeta said...

What a pretty picture !!!
we love our water melon plain sliced mostly but with lime n mint from the garden it turns heavenly..

Archana said...

Yummy! Never tried chillies in my water melon juice. Looks like this is next on my list.

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Delicious looking refreshing quenchies. Wonderful preparation.

Hamaree Rasoi

Prathima Rao said...

A refreshing quencher!!! Just stumbled upon ur space & glad i did!!! Im a veggie too & alwayz for healthy food :) Happy to follow u & off now to check out more of ur yummy posts :) Keep rocking!!
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

hemalata said...

So delicious refreshing quencher.Thank u for stopping by my space and leaving such lovely comment,i glad to follow u.

lata raja said...

I have had lemon juice with chilli in a restaurant in Bahrain and every since try to make it at home...tastes too good. Watermelon can be had the same way, has never crossed my mind. Now i have a variation to my regular! Great pictures as always!

Priya said...

Never thought of this combo,absolutely stunning and incredible..

revathi said...

that is an awesome thirst quencher:) I just love the idea of combining sweet with hot spicy chilli flavours:) Wonderful blog and happy to follow your space..:)

Nithya said...

Wow hot and cold drink :) should be yummy :)


The recipe is so wonderful! Love the clicks :)

SpicyTasty said...

very refreshing..nice clicks..

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