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Last Updated Monday December 05 2016 10:00 AM IST

Tangy Watermelon Salad

Roshin Varghese
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Preparation Time

1 hour

Cooking Time

15 minutes

Serves

3

Calories

830

Combat summer heat with this gorgeous watermelon salad, spiced and made tangy.

Ingredients

1 medium sized water melon

2 onions sliced fine

2-3 tbsp lime juice

20 basil leaves / mint leaves


Dressing


½ cup extra virgin olive oil

1-2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar

a pinch crushed pepper 

Preparation

Place the sliced onion in a bowl and pour the lime juice over it

Leave to steep for about 1 hour in the fridge. It will turn pink and taste tangy

The longer it is allowed to steep, the onions will taste more tangy

Cut the watermelon into large cubes. Take care to remove all the seeds

Place this in a salad bowl and add the lime steeped onions

Wash and dry the basil leaves. Tear and throw in with the water melon and onion Leave to chill in the fridge

Make the dressing by shaking together the balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil

Just before serving, add the dressing. Toss well and serve

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