How To Make Musk Melon Juice: Well it's not rocket science to make fresh juice of musk melon when market is flooded with abundance of them in our part of nation. A very refreshing juice which has lot of water content which is ideal for hot and humid weather. Cantaloupe which is also known as Musk Melon or Kharbuja (specially in India) is mainly found in India as soon as the summer hits the region. According to Wikipedia: Muskmelon is a species of Melon that has been developed into many cultivated varieties. There are many varieties such as Honeydew, Crenshaw and Casaba. Just like it's earthy appearance it is very sweet in taste and loaded with lots of minerals and vitamins. Because of its higher water content it helps to stay hydrated during hot and humid season. Did you know that Musk melons are very low in calories (100 g has only 34 calories !). Not to mention another benefit of this aromatic fruit which is an excellent source of vitamin A. ,So let us learn today how to make fresh juice out of it. You can also check more Summer special juice posts just by clicking on these links : Fresh Kiwi Juice, Shikanji, Strawberry Milkshake, Black Grape Juice, Plum and Sweet Lime Juice
1 Muskmelon, ripen
2-3 tsp Sugar
1 tsp Lemon juice
1/4 tsp Black salt
Water as needed
Ice cubes, to serve (optional)
Wash and cut the musk melon into two halves, remove the seeds and you can keep these for later use ( you can add them to your soups and salads). Remove the outer layer by using a sharp knife. Cut into pieces and put it in the blender along with water, sugar and black salt. Blend well and check the consistency, if you find it very thick then add ice cubes and blend for one more time. Add lemon juice and stir it nicely. Now I do not strain it as it locks the nutrients of the fruit. If you wish to strain pour it into 2 serving glasses. Enjoy !
- You can replace sugar with jaggery to make it more healthier.
- Do buy ripe musk melons for making juices.
- Add water depending on the consistency of the juice you wish to.