Muskmelon, also known as cantaloupe is a species of the melon family which has been developed into other varieties of fruits as well. It has an off-white hard rind and orange flesh which is very soft and juicy. Muskmelon grows well in warm, subtropical and temperate climates. In India, this fruit is consumed in various forms.
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1. Muskmelon Milkshake
Ingredients: Muskmelon, cold milk, sugar, cardamom powder, dry fruits, ice cubes.
Cooking steps: Peel the muskmelon and chop into small pieces. Blend all the ingredients in a mixer jar. Once mixed, add cardamom powder and garnish with dry fruits.
2. Khurbooja/ Muskmelon sabzi
Ingredients: Khurbooja, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, oil, asafoetida, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and salt.
Cooking steps: Heat a pan and add oil to it. Add mustard and cumin seeds along with a pinch of asafoetida to this hot oil. Then add peeled and chopped musk melons, mix well and cook for 5-6 minutes and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with chapatis or rice.