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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Granita is easy to prepare, we can use fresh fruits, no fatty ingredients and yet delicious, perfect treats for summer! You can make this same with kirini pazham too. Honeydew melon granita is one I tried for my collection to thozhi Magazine and instantly loved it. So I decided I should blog it sure here. The sweet smell of this granita is un believable. Surprise your family and treat them this summer with this granita, I am sure you are gonna be appreciated. This is so simple and easy to make, amazing taste and fun making it too. So try it out and send me your feedback!

Honeydew melon recipe

Recipe Cuisine: Indian  |  Recipe Category: Snack
Prep Time: 6 Hr    |  Cook time: 0 mins    Serves: 2


Honeydew melon, chopped roughly - 2 cups

Sugar - 1/4 cup

Lemon juice - 2 tsp

Lemon zest - 2 pinches


  1. Scoop the pulp of the melon with a laddle or just cut and slice off the skin, chop the fruit roughly and grind it with lemon juice.
  2. 1-clean-and-chop
  3. Grind smoothly and pour it in a freezer safe, flat and broad box. Mix in the lemon zest. Freeze for an hour and again take it out, wipe the sides inside the box especially corners, that would have started to freeze.
  4. 2-grind-smoothly
  5. Again freeze overnight or minimum 6 hours and use a fork to scrap the frozen mixture and serve immediately.
  6. 3-freeze-and-scrap


    • You can skip both lemon and lemon zest and make it same way. It tastes great too.
    • While freezing, refrain opening the freezer door often.
    • Granita is supposed to be grainy, so make sure you scrap with fork and there should not be any lumps too. 

For serving, you can freeze the serving bowl too to avoid melting soon. Delicious!


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  1. Last click is quite catchy with the Towel :D i loved it

  2. Yumm! I did this for this weekend with water melon.. Very refreshing.. My kids eat with ice cream :-) double treat

  3. Delicious...great way to include fruits

  4. Replies
    1. Grate the skin of a whole lemon slightly to get the yellow scrapings of it. Its called lemon zest.

  5. Mmmmmm, yum yum chiller for summer

  6. this looks so good... the pictures are superb...

  7. Low caloric summer dessert,well done.

  8. Looks delicious dear...

  9. granita looks wonderful.Such a fantastic cooler for this summer .

  10. Havent tasted this fruits....looks creamy and tempting

  11. Looks very refreshing! Congrats on your Recipe feature in Thozi!

    Appetite Treats

  12. can i use papaya instead of honeydew melon?

  13. Made it today. Awesome. The lemon juice and zest give it such a pleasant twist. Yummy.

    1. Thank you for the feedback :)


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