Watermelon rind dosa | Watermelon rind dosa recipe with step by step photos | Water melon rind recipes
Today I have for you all a traditional coastal Karnataka dish – ” Watermelon Rind Dosa ” prepared from the rind of watermelon which is usually thrown as waste. Made with white part of watermelon peel, soft and fluffy, these dosas taste really delicious. One can make thin dosa’s too … turns crispy. Enjoy it with a choice of chutney/sambar/chutney pudi etc. Doesn’t it feel good making food out of something that’s usually trash?
Watermelon is full of vitamins A, C and B6 potassium and amino acids. And it is approximately 92 % water, so very hydrating and low cal. Apparently , peels of watermelon has even more nutrients than the fruit. It has a crisp texture, tastes and looks like a cucumber/ ash gourd which making watermelon rind great for cooking. As it’s mild in flavour, it takes in flavour we add, very nicely.
If we peep into traditional grandmas kitchen, we are sure to find numerous ways in which they incorporated the peels, seeds and kernels .. they would hardly throw anything and make sure all the nutrients from each veggie is utilized fully. There are so many things to learn from our ancestors, isn’t it… One can make raita , palya , majjige huli etc too out of this watermelon rind.. . For now… So are you ready to jot down this soft watermelon rind dosa recipe… Here you go …So next time you buy watermelon n are about to throw the peel… U know what to do 😊