Watermelon / Bathakka Kalakkiyathu


2 cups watermelon / bathakka ( 1/4 of a watermelon)
3 tbsp sugar
1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice (optional)
3-4 ice cubes


  1. Remove seeds from watermelon and chop into small pieces.
  2. In a bowl, add the chopped watermelon and crush/ mash roughly with the ladle.
  3. Add sugar, ice cubes and lemon juice and stir well.
  4. Transfer to serving glasses and top it with mint leaves..Serve with a spoon…
  • We also call this drink ” Bathakka Vellam”..

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