Pulpy muskmelon dessert: A popular pick at iftar parties

Beverages and desserts made of musk melon can energise you on summer days too. Representative image/iStock/dashu83

The simple muskmelon transforms into an elegant, refreshing beverage when you turn it into juices or desserts, and it's the right pick for a hot summer day. Moreover, beverages and desserts made of musk melon are very popular at iftar parties too as its a seasonal fruit with plenty of health benefits. Check out the recipe of this simple, energising dessert:

1 muskmelon
100 gms sugar
50 gms of badam, other dry fruits of choice
A pinch of cardamom powder
Wash the melon and split it into two even halves
Use a knife or spoon to scoop the pulp in it
You can either transfer this pulp to a bowl or keep it inside the melon half using the rind as a vessel
Mash the pulp until the juice comes out of it
Add sugar if needed
Sprinkle some cardamom powder to it and and garnish with dry fruits
You can also use crushed badam and peeled melon seeds for garnish before serving

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