Friday, 12 July 2013

Watermelon Granita

Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu!



This recipe is for Watermelon Granita. It's a frozen fruit slush that is extremely refreshing, and only uses three ingredients!! A granita is perfect as a refreshing treat at any summer Iftar. Serve alongside fresh watermelon for a cooling end to any long fast. May Allah accept all our fasts and worship - Ameen.
I would also like to remind you of my other blog - British Muslim Girl. Take a look, and inshallah, you will find it useful.

A Simple List of Ingredients:

1. Fresh Watermelon
2. Icing Sugar
3. Lemon Juice


Bismillah, let's begin!



To begin, take 2 pounds fresh watermelon chunks.




Place the chunks into a food processor.




Puree until smooth.




If you want a smooth granita, without the seeds, sieve the mixture into a bowl.




Pour the mixture into a freezer-proof bowl.




Next, take icing sugar and lemon juice.




Add 1 tablespoon icing sugar, and 1 and 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice.




Stir to combine, and then freeze, stirring occasionally, for 5 hours.




When you want to serve, remove the frozen granita from the freezer, and allow to defrost slightly.




Scrape the granita into a slush like consistency, with a fork.




Serve immediately, with more fresh watermelon slices, if you wish, for a refreshing treat.

Wasalaam!


Spice Enthusiast

1 comment

  1. Deliziosa questa granita al cocomero!!! Nuova follower :)
    Happy weekend!!!
    Angela

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