Watermelon rind chutney

The quickest and simplest chutney with watermelon rind. I prepared it at home and my family said it tasted awesome and were surprised that I had used watermelon rind!


Watermelon rind — 2 cups

Tomatoes. — 3 medium

Green chili — 2

Channa dal — 2 tablespoon

Urad dal — 2tablespoon

Dry red chili — 2

Asafodita — 1/4 teaspoon

Tamarind — small marble size

Salt — 3/4 teaspoon

Oil — 4 teaspoons.


Remove the green skin from the watermelon rind . Chop the rind and tomatoes into small pieces . Heat a pan ,add 1 teaspoon of oil ,add the dals ,red chili and fry till the dal changes color. Put of the heat,add the tamarind and asafodita ,saute and keep aside . Heat 2 teaspoons of oil,add the tomatoes and saute for a minute. Add the watermelon rind and further saute for 2 minutes,add salt and close and cook in medium heat for about 4 minutes or till most of liquid from the tomatoes are evaporated . Cool it, and grind it along with green chilis and the fried dals, adding little water to get a chutney consistency.For the tempering ,heat the remaining oil,add the mustard seeds,when they crackle ,remove from heat and add this to the chutney. This chutney goes well with dosai or with any snack.

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