How to make Melon Kheer -

Delicious kheer made with a combination of sago and melon balls

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Sago, Watermelon (तरबूज़)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

Melon Kheer

Melon Kheer Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 10-15 hour

Cook time : 10-15 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Melon Kheer Recipe

  • Sago 1/2 cup

  • Watermelon 1/2 small

  • Milk 4 cups

  • Sugar 1/4 cup

  • Green cardamom powder a pinch

  • Kewra water 1 teaspoon

  • Almonds,blanched and slivered 8-10


Step 1

Wash and soak sago in one and half cups of water for half an hour. Drain and keep aside. Using a Parisienne scoop, scoop out melon balls from watermelon and chill in the refrigerator. Boil milk in a thick-bottomed pan, add sago and simmer on low heat for four to five minutes till sago is transparent and cooked.

Step 2

Add sugar and green cardamom powder and cook further for a minute. Remove from heat. Cool, add kewra water and mix. Bring it to room temperature and then chill in the refrigerator.

Step 3

To serve, place melon balls in small cups, pour the sago kheer on top and serve garnished with almond slivers.

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