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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