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Watermelon Rind Kurma ( No Coconut )

Have you ever tried adding watermelon rind in kurma ?

After preparing watermelon rind dosa, tried this kurma with the leftover watermelon. As rind part is high in water content, this is an excellent option during summer. It tasted very yummy and perfect with roti. This can also be served with hot rice. Apart from the delicious taste, this kurma is very healthy too as it doesn't include coconut and yeah,you can call it as "Diet rind kurma" too :)

This recipe doesn't include chilli powder and the spiciness is from only green chillies. So, adjust the quantity of green chillies according to taste bud.

Ingredients :

2 Tbsp Oil
1 Bay leaf
2 Star anise
1 inch Cinnamon piece
1/2 Tsp Saunf
2 Onions, finely chopped
1 Big Tomato,chopped
4 Green chillies ( Increase according to taste bud )
1 Tsp Ginger garlic paste
1/2 of Watermelon fruit Rind, chopped into pieces
1/4 Tsp Turmeric powder
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves, finely chopped

To grind:

2 Tbsp Roasted gram / Potukadalai
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