Tarbooze ke Chilke ki Sabzi

Tarbooze ke Chilke ki Sabzi

From   Budget Kitchen

Prep: 5 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Main Course

Type: Swiss

Even the peel of watermelon can be turned into a tasty dish


  • Watermelon peel (tarbooze ka chilka), cut into small cubes 1½ cups
  • Oil 2 tbsps
  • Mustard seeds ½ tsp
  • Cumin seeds ¼ tsp
  • Red chilli powder ¼ tsp
  • Coriander powder ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder ¼ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar 2 to 3 tsps


  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add mustard seeds and cumin seeds and saute till the seeds splutter.
  • Add red chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add watermelon peel and salt and mix well. Cover and cook for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add sugar, mix and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.