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Watermelon Rind Curry Recipe: Make This Tasty Tarbuj Ke Chilke Ki Sabzi Main Course Dish

Tarbuj Ke Chilke Ki Sabzi Recipe

Watermelon Rind Curry ‒ sounds familiar? Well, it translates to ‘Tarbuj Ke Chilke Ki Sabzi’, and I am sure you would have understood now what it means. We all love to eat Watermelon, but then not many people are fond to have its curry (sabzi). Well, not anymore. We, at Flavours to Savour, bring you an authentic Indian main course recipe of Watermelon Rind Curry, of what we lovingly call ‘Tarbuj Ke Chilke Ki Sabzi’. Also read: Watermelon Ice Cooler: Beat Your Summer Blues With This Slushy Drink!

It will take very little time to prepare this delicious Watermelon Rind Curry recipe, and let me tell you that it requires no fancy tools or lengthy preparation time either. Kids usually do not love this Watermelon curry, but I am sure they are going to over this dish of yummy Watermelon Rind Curry. Quick read: Virgin Mojito: This Quick, Quirky, and Quintessential Lime Drink Recipe Is A Must-Have This Summer Season

Watermelon Rind Curry Recipe

Summers are here, and it is a fact that Watermelon is one of the most consumed fruits in this season. The good part about this recipe is, you won’t have to go shopping to make this curry. You can just use the leftover portions of the Watermelon and make yourself some scrumptious main course recipe. Quick Recipe: Best Recipes For Quarantine Season: Try These Delicious Dishes At Home This Summer

Do prepare this Watermelon Rind Curry recipe a.k.a Tarbuj Ke Chilke Ki Sabzi and do let me know how it turned out for you. Now, without taking more of your time, let’s take a look at the recipe below.

Recipe of Watermelon Rind Curry

  • Cook Time: 20-30 minutes | Soak Time: 1-2 Hours (Moong Dal)
  • Serves: 4 persons
  • Level of Cooking: Medium
  • Taste: Savoury
Homemade Tarbuj Ke Chilke Ki Sabzi
Ingredients:
  1. Watermelon Rind (Chilke) ‒ 1-2 (Chopped)
  2. Mustard Oil ‒ 2 tablespoons
  3. Mustard Seeds (Rai) ‒ 1 teaspoon
  4. Cumin Seeds (Jeera) ‒ 1 teaspoon
  5. Fennel Seeds (Saunf) ‒ 1  teaspoon
  6. Asafoetida (Hing) ‒ A Pinch
  7. Salt ‒ As per taste
  8. Onion ‒ 2 (finely chopped)
  9. Garlic ‒ 2-3 pods
  10. Green Chilli ‒ 1 (Optional)
  11. Turmeric Powder ‒ 1 teaspoon
  12. Coriander Powder ‒ 1 teaspoon
  13. Red Chilli Powder ‒ 1 teaspoon
  14. Water ‒ Half to 1 cup
  15. Maggi Masala Powder ‒ 1 teaspoon
  16. Moong Dal ‒ Half cup (soaked in water for 1-2 hours)
Watermelon Rind Curry Recipe
Method:
  1. Take a pan and add 2 tablespoons of Oil
  2. When heated, add mustard seeds (Rai), Cumin Seeds (Jeera) and Fennel Seeds (Saunf) in the pan
  3. Once they are heated and they splatter, add a pinch of Asafoetida (Hing) into the mix
  4. Turn the flame medium, and add finely chopped Onions, Garlic pods and Chilli if you want it to be a bit spicy
  5. Give it a nice mix for a minute until the Onions turn lightish brown
  6. Add the soaked Moong Dal into pan and give a nice stir again
  7. Then, add chopped Watermelon Rind (Chilke) in the pan
  8. You have to then add Turmeric powder, Coriander powder, and Red Chilli powder
  9. Add Salt as per your taste
  10. Add half to 1 cup of water and give the entire mixture a nice mix
  11. Cover the lid of the pan, and turn the flame to medium for some time till the Watermelon pieces turn transparent
  12. Add Maggi Masala to the mixture and give it a final stir. Cover the lid again for a minute
  13.  Your Watermelon Rind Curry a.k.a ‘Tarbuj ke Chilke ki Sabzi’ is ready!
  14. You can serve it by garnishing it with fresh Coriander leaves and with any Indian bread too

Watch Video of Watermelon Rind Curry Recipe: Learn Easy Steps for ‘Tarbuj ke Chilke ki Sabzi’ 

Chef’s Tips:
  1. You can serve it along with your favourite Naan. Find ‘No tandoor/oven Naan’ recipe here.
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