Watermelon Crush

Watermelon Crush

Watermelons are a great summer food and this crush too does just that providing you with ample nutrition and refreshing you in the process. Rejuvenate yourself any time of the year.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
One watermelon, cut into pieces(chilled)
One fresh lime,
Chilled water
Pinch of salt,
Sugar(if needed)

For the Garnish:
Mint leaves, finely chopped
A slice of lemon

Method :
Chop watermelon pieces into medium sizes. Remove the seeds as they can make your crush taste bitter. Mash the watermelon a little to make blending easy. Blend the pieces but make sure not to blend them too fine. Keep the mix a bit coarse. Add lime juice and salt to taste. Add a pinch of sugar, if preferred. Add ice cubes and give it a quick whip. If the consistency is too thick, add a little water. However, make sure not to puree it. Pour into cocktail glasses. Garnish with a mint leave. Place a lemon slice on the rim of the glass. Serve chilled.

Sanjana M Shenoy is a A dietitian from Mangalore, Karnataka, India. Having worked as a Dietitian for the Manipal Group of Hospitals namely KMC hospital Mangalore, India.She is also a consultant for corporate's like Infosys and others, conducting talks and presentations for various associations and local television shows.She consults at her Diet and Nutrition clinic "Nutrihealth" in Mangalore.Also is a visiting consultant to various hospitals in and around Mangalore and also runs an active online consultation.

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