Watermelon Granita – My 2nd Guest Post for Maha’s Lovely Home

               Today’s recipe is a guest post for another lovely co- blogger Usha,  with whom I started communicating through facebook. She shares variety of yummy recipes in her space Maha’s Lovely Home…I have bookmarked some of her baking recipes to try out soon…Please do check her space for yummy bakes and other wonderful recipes….
I am very happy to do my second guest post. The first one was in Rafeeda’s space .. 🙂 
Coming to today’s recipe, it is a refreshing slushy
treat perfect for summer….Winter is finally gone in Melbourne and now it’s time for summer recipes 🙂
To read more and for the recipe , do hop on to Usha’s space :)…Thank you so much Usha for this wonderful opportunity!!!

5 cups of watermelon, seeds removed and cubed
½ cup of sugar
¾ cup of water
2-3 tbsp lemon juice
  1. In a saucepan, add sugar and water and stir over medium
    heat till sugar is completely dissolved. Remove this prepared simple
    syrup from flame and keep it aside to cool.
  2. Add the chopped watermelon into a blender and blend
    well adding simple syrup/ sugar syrup and lemon juice until smooth.
  3. Pour this mixture into a baking dish and freeze it for
    2 hours.
  4. Then remove it from freezer and scrape the mixture with
    a fork to form slushy/ ice crystals.
  5. Return to freezer and freeze it again for 3-4 hours
    till granita is fully frozen.
  6. To Serve, scrape the granita with spoon/ fork and serve
    it in individual glasses/ bowls and garnish with mint leaves…
    Serve immediately…


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