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Melon Melody For Your Kids

By Sneha

Why not enjoy watermelons this season with a different punch? Perfect for your child's taste buds and also for gatherings, melon melody is a tasty and attractive punch which actually reminds us of a martini drink.

Watermelon being a rich source of vitamins, minerals, lycopene and other essential nutrients is an ideal food in both raw or crushed form. And are even available with a red, orange or yellow flesh. The red ones being more popular is ideal for making martini's and melody's. As we associate mango to yellow, similarly for us watermelon means a fruit which is ideally red in colour.

Melon Melody is extremely tangy fruity punch that can go well on all occasions. Let us have a look at the prime ingredients and recipe of Melon Melody.

Ingredients For Melon Melody: (Serves 4)

  • Punch Bowl- 1
  • Glasses- 4
  • Mellon Baller- 1
  • Watermelon- ½
  • Raspberry Jelly Crystal- 2 packets
  • Vanilla Ice Cream- 4 scoops
  • Faluda- 50gms
  • Crushed Ice- 3 cups
  • Mint (pudina) leaves- 10-12
  • Cherry- 4

Procedure Of Making Melon Melody:

  • Cut the watermelon and remove the skin and the seeds of the melon.
  • Use the smaller side of the melon baller to cut the melon into small cubes.
  • Now boil the raspberry jelly crystals in about 5-6 cups of water and keep them aside.
  • Mix the watermelon cubes and the raspberry jelly in a bowl; refrigerate it until cold.
  • Dip the faluda in water for some time and then strain it.
  • Keep the strained faluda inside the refrigerator to cool.
  • Now take the glasses and put 1 cup of crushed ice into each one of them.
  • Put the frozen watermelon and raspberry jelly over the crushed ice in the glasses and then add some faluda over it.
  • Again put some frozen watermelon over the faluda.
  • Finally, its time to put one scoop of ice cream over each glass.
  • For the final garnishing put some mint (pudina) leaves and a cherry on top of each serving glass.
  • Your Melon Melody is ready to be served now.

This yummy Melon Melody recipe will surely fetch you compliments both from your family members and guests.

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Story first published: Tuesday, June 5, 2012, 14:10 [IST]