Chilled Melon Ball Salad

What better way to chill your body when the scorching sun heats up the atmosphere. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Chilled Melon Ball Salad

Main Ingredients Watermelon, Muskmelon
Cuisine Fusion, , , ,
Course Salads
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 0-5 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Chilled Melon Ball Salad

  • 1/4 Watermelon
  • 1 medium Muskmelon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Orange juice
  • 3-4 Black peppercorns crushed
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh mint leaves torn
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Black salt (kala namak)


  1. Cut the muskmelon in half. Using a melon baller scoop out small balls from the centre leaving a thick shell. Discard all the seeds. Reserve the melon shells. Scoop out small balls from the watermelon too.
  2. To make the dressing, combine orange juice, lemon juice, torn mint leaves, black salt, salt and crushed peppercorns in a bowl and mix well. Set aside for 10 minutes.
  3. Place melon balls in a refrigerator to chill thoroughly.
  4. Give a decorative zigzag edge to the melon shell using a sharp knife.
  5. Add the chilled watermelon and melon balls to the dressing and mix well.
  6. Transfer the melon ball salad into the prepared melon shell and serve chilled garnished with mint leaves.

Nutrition Info

Calories 159
Carbohydrates 32.8
Protein 2.6
Fat 1.9
Other Fiber Iron- 25.8mg