As unbearable as summer can be in our country, the one thing which keeps us refreshed throughout the season are the various seasonal fruits and vegetables. Summer fruits provide an instant boost of energy and also keep the body hydrated for a longer period of time. From mangoes and watermelon to muskmelon, there are many ways to include these fruits in your daily meal. Moreover, this is the time when everyone is going gaga over how people are using mangoes in Indian recipes, like mango barfi, kulfi and kheer. It’s time you try your hands at some creative dishes as well.
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Have you wondered what is it about kheer that makes it such a delightful, sweet dish? Well, it is an extremely versatile dish. You can make a kheer out of most of the fruits and vegetables known to the culinary world. From the popular mango kheer to jackfruit and even cashews and almonds that are mostly used to garnish the milk pudding. Now is the time to experiment with muskmelon. Yes, it’s time to ditch the regular rice kheer and try this amazing additional fruit indulgence in it.
Muskmelon kheer also known as cantaloupe kheer is a unique Indian sweet dish recipe made with rice paste and thick melon pulp cooked together in a creamy milk mixture. This luscious blend of melon and milk is typically served cold with chopped nuts as garnishing. To begin with the recipe, all you have to do is boil the milk in a pan, add rice and cook till the mixture gets thick and smooth. Add blended muskmelon pulp and let it cook for 10-15 minutes. Place it in the freezer and serve cold. Also, garnish it with toasted nuts to add a crunchy flavour. That’s it. Yes, it’s that simple.
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