Watermelon Granita

Day 3 Week 3 Of BM#53 - 

Can you imagine a summer without watermelon? Oh no! I cannot. My little one likes her watermelon even in the thick of winter! So it is virtually an year round fruit at home. 

I pamper the kids with this Granita when it is the season for them to play outside. Yes. Since we live in the northern region, we hardly get 3 months of 'real' summer. So when the kids come in sweating in the middle of their play, it is a delight to listen to their oohs and aahs slurping this icy cold Granita.
Watermelon Granita

Ingredients - 

Watermelon, de-seeded and rind removed 5-6 cups
Lime/Lemon Juice 1-2 Tbsp
Sugar / Honey as needed
Salt 1/8 tsp

Watermelon Granita

Method Of Preparation -

In a food processor, add the watermelon, salt, honey, lime juice and blend until smooth.

Pour into a shallow glass dish and place it uncovered in the freezer. 

After about 30-45 minutes, when the ice begins to form along the sides of the glass dish, rake it with a fork to break up the lumps of ice.

Put it back in the freezer, continuing to stir it after every 30-45 minutes until all of the juice is crystalized. It takes about 4-5 hours for the granita to set properly.

Flake the granita into bowls and serve with a mint garnish.

Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM# 53. 

It would be part of Srivalli's Kid's Delight event under the theme 'Fruits in any form' hosted by Tamalapaku.

Preparation Time 4-5 hrs
Makes 6-7 cups
Posted by Harini R on Friday, June 19, 2015


  1. Priya Suresh Says:
  2. Super refreshing guilt free granita, my all time favourite with watermelon.

  3. Kalyani Says:
  4. Flaky granita is a kiddo's delight. I too watermelon through the year :/))

  5. Padmajha Says:
  6. This is such a tasty and guilt free snack for kids and adults alike! Looks very delicious Harini...

  7. Refreshing treat to beat the summer heat.

  8. sushma Says:
  9. Yummy, great for hot hot weather.

  10. A lot of work but it is so worth it! The color itself looks so refreshing.

  11. praba Says:
  12. lovely refreshing granitas...looks awesome..

  13. Srivalli Says:
  14. I love this granita Harini and your pictures are very pretty to look!

  15. Pavani Says:
  16. Such a refreshing & fruity treat on a hot summer day.

  17. Unknown Says:
  18. this is a perfect treat for a hot summer day..

  19. Perfect for the summer heat, it looks so refreshing and a beautiful color.

  20. Such a perfect treat for summers. My boys love watermelon and they ask me to buy the cut ones in winter as well.

  21. Archana Says:
  22. Our favourite,. Looks yum.

  23. Suma Gandlur Says:
  24. That is definitely a refreshing treat to beat the heat.

  25. Sowmya :) Says:
  26. Perfect drink to beat the heat....lovely clicks

  27. watermelon is so refreshing on a hot summer day...looks delish!

  28. Refreshing to have this granita on a hot summer day.

  29. Refershing and colorful granita.

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