Watermelon Subji

watermelon subji

Usually watermelon is used to flavor summer drinks. This is a special curry with Indian spices . It really tastes great and a good curry for roti.
This is my entry to A Fruit A Month (AFAM) – July. Thanks to Jai & bee for hosting the event
  1. Water melon – 1/2 kg
  2. Onion(chopped)-1
  3. Tomato(chopped)-1
  4. Green Chilly-2
  5. Ginger-Garlic Paste-1tbsp
  6. Chilly powder-1tsp
  7. Turmeric Powder-1tsp
  8. Coriander Powder-1tsp
  9. Garam Masala-1/2tsp
  10. Chicken Masala Powder-1/2tsp
  11. Curry leaves
  12. Salt to taste
  13. Your favorite cooking oil


  1. Peel the watermelon and cut it into small pieces and pressure cook with 1/4 cup of water for 5 mins.
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Add ginger-garlic paste and fry till brown color.
  3. Add chopped onions,green chilly, tomato together with all the masala powders and fry till raw smell goes away.
  4. Add boiled watermelon cubes with salt and mix well and cook for 5 to 10 mins.
  5. Garnish with curry leaves.


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22 Responses

  1. Sukanya Ramkumar says:

    U make subji out of water melon….. U r Great….

  2. Asha says:

    This dish is so unusual!! Sweet and spice,sounds great.Great entry:)

  3. Srivalli says:

    such a innovative dish…Prajusha …great…thanks for sharing this…


  4. Coffee says:

    You really create a magic in your kicthen! 😉

  5. DEEPA says:

    something new and new …Water melon subji must have tasted great …very different twist….

  6. Lata says:

    Are you talking about fruit part of it or the Rind? If the fruit, I am wondering, won’t it get mashed in the cooker?

  7. Pravs says:

    wow..how creative…subji with watermelon ! very nice.

  8. bee says:

    thank you, prajusha, for this unusual entry. you are very creative indeed.

  9. RP says:

    Thats very very new! It is a new tip that once it is cooked, it doesn’t taste sweet.. maybe I should try making pulisseri with it. 😀

  10. Cynthia says:

    Well I’ll be darned! This is some creative dish you’ve made here.

  11. Prajusha says:

    yes u r rite.this is a mix of sweet& spice.but it tasted great more than i expected:)
    normally i make veggie curry for rotis.so i thght why don’t i try subji with fruits.
    haha.Magic in Magic kitchen
    yes taste is dfferent.
    i used the flesh part and u have to pressure cook only for 5mins.it won’t get mashed.u can see the cubes in the pic.try it out.
    once u rback home u have lot of recipes to try.rite?
    welcome to my blog.ok u make watermelon pulisseri and let me know:)
    thank u very much for the
    inspiring words.

  12. archana says:

    This is gr8 idea :)Thanx for sharing.

  13. Richa says:

    now i know the secret to the name of ur blog 🙂 very creative, so unique!

  14. Dilip says:

    wow…what an creative recipe…never had this before…looks great…thx

  15. Roopa says:

    Hi Prajusha!

    Wow what a unique dish with watermelon! nice entry!

  16. Prajusha says:

    Thanks a lot dilip,archana,roopa and richa.

  17. Isha says:

    wow, creative indeed

  18. Anonymous says:

    Nice watermelon sabji. I wish I should eat the sweet one first and make a curry using the skin too.

  19. Prajusha says:

    Thanks u very much isha

  20. seena says:

    Dear, what a adipoli dish!
    loved the potato dish also, will try it, nice picture!

  21. TBC says:

    First time here. you have some great recipes. This recipe is so unique. Never heard of anything like this before.How creative!
    I liked your roast potato & mushroom curry recipes too.

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