Watermilon Curry

Tarkari (Curry) out of watermelon skin (Kharbuja or Tarbuja)


Summer is here and we eat lots and lots of Watermelon.

We enjoy watermelon and only few of us might know we can make a delicious curry out watermelon’s skin. Welcome to Watermelon-world ……

Here is the recipe of watermelon skin curry. (Kharbuja or tarbuja ko bokra ko tarkari)




Big bowl

Vegetable Peeler

Big cooking pan

Serve : 3-5




Skin of one big watermelon

Turmeric – half table spoon

Salt -as your taste

Coriander powder- 1 table spoon

Cumin powder-1 table spoon

Red chili powder- half tablespoon

Cumin seed – a pinch

Thyme seed- a pinch

Fenugreek seed- a pinch

Dried red chili – 2 piece

Oil- one table spoon




Peel the green part of the skin of the watermelon

Cut into small pieces and wash the watermelon pieces

Heat the pan
Put oil in the pan, when the oil is hot put thyme seed, cumin seed, dried red chili Fenugreek seed
When they turn red add the cut watermelon
Put Turmeric and salt
Cover and cook it for several minutes. You will see a lot of water in the cooked watermelon
Keep on cooking till all the water dries.
Add red chili, cumin and coriander powder and mix it properly
After few minutes take the pan off the heat
Add coriander leaf for garnishing


Watermelon curry is ready to serve