Watermelon Cooler with Basil Seeds

Watermelon juice served with basil seeds and lemon juice. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Watermelon Cooler with Basil Seeds

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Main Ingredients Watermelon, Basil seeds (takmaria or sabja)
Cuisine Fusion
Course Beverages
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 0-5 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Watermelon Cooler with Basil Seeds

  • 1 medium Watermelon
  • 4 tablespoons Basil seeds (takmaria or sabja) soaked in water
  • to taste Black salt
  • to taste Crushed black peppercorns
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon juice
  • 4 Watermelon slices for garnishing


  1. Peel, roughly chop and seed watermelon.
  2. Pass the watermelon pieces through a juicer, strain and collect the juice in a jar.
  3. Put black salt, crushed peppercorns basil seeds and lemon juice into four tall glasses.
  4. Pour the prepared watermelon juice in the glasses, garnish with a watermelon slice and serve.

Nutrition Info

Calories 320
Carbohydrates 40.5
Protein 9.4
Fat 13.1