Salad

Watermelon Cucumber Salsa

What is this recipe about?

Watermelon needs no introduction. Low calories, dieter’s delight, Summer fruit, refreshing. At home, we love to eat fruits in their natural form as far as possible. Fresh, juicy watermelons , diced cucumbers and a quick seasoning, you are set to conquer the day, right? And salsa like this oil-free Coriander Mint Tomato Salsa are great as a dip too – check out that recipe 🙂

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While watermelons are generally red (at least from what I have seen), this yellow watermelon was a delight and a feast to all the senses – juicy, sweeter-than-sugar-sweet and completely hydroponically grown and delivered by @Nutrifresh (Not a sponsored post).  The kids could hardly believe it was watermelon in that colour. 

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8 reasons we would make this salsa again !!

  • ✅ 100% natural (ticks all the boxes ✅  – Vegan, Keto, Gluten Free, Plant based)
  • ✅ Ridiculously easy. 
  • ✅ No-oil
  • ✅ no refined sugar
  • ✅ No dressing required
  • ✅ Summer Friendly
  • ✅ Pocket friendly 
  • ✅ Completely customisable. 

Do you need any more reasons? So, tell me when are you making this salsa?  If you are like us and LOVE watermelons, some more recipes with this delicious summer fruit:

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So, what goes into this?

  • Watermelon cubes (red and yellow)
  • Green cucumber (cut into small bites)
  • Chaat masala
  • Shredded mint
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chilli flakes (opt.)

There is no defined quantity / ratio of ingredients. Play with the ingredients or add some more What else would you add ? (I am thinking chickpeas or any plant protein to make this a heavy meal by itself)

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5 from 7 votes

Watermelon Salsa

A quick, summery salsa ; Zero Oil and 100% fresh and homemade
Course Salad
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Gluten Free, Salad, Salsa, Vegan, Watermelon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 3
Author Kalyani

Equipment

  • Bowl
  • Knife

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Watermelon (cubed and kept chilled)
  • 1 cup Cucumber (cubed with skin on, chilled)
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp Red Chilli Flakes
  • 1/2 tsp Chaat Masala
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Mint leaves finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice (optional)

Instructions

Detailed method is shown in the video embedded here. Please leave your valuable likes and comments on the video too. If you are visiting the channel for the first time, please do like, share and subscribe ❤️

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    Sending this dish to W for Watermelon for A to Z Recipe Challenge, where we blog about a dish featuring a star ingredient alphabetically. This month its alphabet W.

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    15 Comments

    1. 5 stars
      I love the two ingredients you have used – cucumber and melon to create a salsa. It sounds tasty and cooling too. I have just discovered the chaat masala flavours and can’t wait to try your recipe.

    2. The Girl Next Door

      5 stars
      Looks soooo colourful and pretty! With chaat masala, red chilli flakes and lemon juice going in, I can imagine how flavourful this salsa would be. This is the only way I like eating watermelon, and now you’ve tempted me enough to make some of this beautiful salsa for myself. 😊

    3. 5 stars
      Absolutely love the use of watermelon and cucumbers to make the salsa. Simply delicious and just right for the season.

    4. Shobha Keshwani

      5 stars
      I love such simple and refreshing salads in summer. Good combination of ingredients. Chaat masala with mint and lemon juice gives a lovely chatpata flavour

    5. Mayuri Patel

      5 stars
      Wow Kalyani, you get yellow watermelon in Mumbai! I enjoyed it for the first time in Bali. Its so common there along with the red one. What a delicious and refreshing watermelon cucumber salsa. Perfect as a side with any Mexican food or even on its own.

      • even we saw yellow watermelon for the first time here, Mayuri and we were as excited as the kids 🙂 yes, it makes for a meal on its own…

    6. Jolly Makkar

      Wow that’s a delicious watermelon salsa. I love way you have used the watermelon for serving your dish. Will love to grab it now

    7. Poonam Bachhav

      5 stars
      This is such a refreshing salsa using watermelon and cucumber! Love the use of chat masala, mint and lemon juice . Can imagine the flavors !

    8. Seema Sriram

      5 stars
      This is so beautiful with both the yellow and red watermelon they look so refreshing.

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