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Rajasthan Watermelon Curry
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5 from 2 votes

Rajasthan Watermelon Curry

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins


  • 1/4 large watermelon seeded and peeled
  • 1 teaspoon red chile powder cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin seed
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar


  • Chop watermelon into 1 1/2 " cubes. Divide the watermelon in half and put one half in the blender. Puree.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet or wok. Add cumin seed. After about 10 seconds, add watermelon juice. Add chile powder, turmeric, coriander, garlic paste and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Add cubed watermelon, sugar and lemon juice. Cook on low heat for 3 minutes, tossing well to coat the watermelon with the spices.