Watemelon Salad With Cheese

A well presented plate brings food to life. The first impression is based  largely on the sight.  The more presentable it is, the more appetizing it becomes ..If it is appealing to the eye, it will be appealing to the stomach too.
So I always try to make my presentation very attractive for my kids ..when they like my presentation they enjoy food ..This fresh water melon salad is the simplest salad at it’s best! No recipe needed really, water melon,cheese and mint leaves all have to be FRESH! That’s it.

INGREDIENTS:
Water melon – one small
Grated cheese or crumble (I used amul cheese cube 1 )
Fresh Mint leaves – few torn
For the dressing:
Fresh mint leaves – 1/2 cup
Pepper powder -1 tsp
Salt to taste
Lime juice – from 1 lime
Vinegar – a dash

INSTRUCTIONS: Watermelon bowl 
  1. Cut the watermelon in half
  2. Carve out watermelon with a melon baller and save watermelon balls/chunks in a separate bowl.b-imp (1)
  3. With a small pairing knife cut out a design from the edges of the bowl. Pick any diagonal or wave design you would like! Remember it does not have to be perfect, whatever you make will look great and it will be original every time.
    Create a zig-zag edge.c-imp
    INSTRUCTIONS: Salad
  4. Place Watermalon ball/chunks and cheese and few mint leaves  in a large  bowl. Gently toss them to gather.
  5. To make salad dressing- In a mortar pestle crush the mint leaves until they become like a paste, add lime juice, salt, pepper, vinegar and mix all to gather.
  6. Pour salad dressing over the salad and serve in Watermalon bowl enjoy!

Not just in summer, you can have this fresh refreshing salad any time of the year!

Notes: Vinegar is optional. If you don’t want to use skip it .

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