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Monday, September 29, 2014

Chibud rasayana recipe - Mash melon rasayana recipe

Chibuda rasayana
Chibud or mash melon rasayana recipe - Chubud or mashmelon rasayana is a coconut milk based dessert traditionally prepared with mashmelon, coconut milk, beaten rice and jaggery. It is mildly induced with cardamom flavor. Chibud is a fruit belonging to melon family, which is mostly grown in Konkan region. 

Sometimes, these melon fruits may be consumed in the form of  juice, milk shake  or lassi. This rasayana is prepared during navaratri days as fasting dish. If you are making it for fasting, then exclude the poha. During deepavali festival on narak chaturdashi day usually  rasayana prepared with either mesh melon or ripe banana is served in konkan region.

If you eat this delectable dish for fasting, it keeps you energetic for a long period. If you do not find chibud, you can make rasayana by using muskmelon. Check out muskmelon rasayana. These rasayanas are usually served chilled.

Chibud Rasayana Recipe - Mash Melon Rasayana Recipe
chibuda rasayana in a serving bowl
Chibud or mesh melon rasayana is a popular dessert of konkani cuisine. You can serve it as a dessert after meal. Rasayana prepared without rice flakes is considered as fasting dish in that region.

Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 0 mins
Total time : 15 mins
Recipe type : Dessert
Cuisine : Konkani
Yield : Serves 4
Author :Vidya Chandrahas

Ingredients
  • 5 cups chopped mash melon / chibud
  • 2 ½  cups grated fresh coconut
  • 2½  cups drinking water, chilled
  • 1 ¼  cup jaggery
  • 7-8 cardamoms, powdered
  • 1½ cups poha / beaten rice
Method
  1. Cut the mash melon, remove the seeds and peel it. 
  2. Chop them into small pieces and keep it in the fridge for  an hour. 
  3. Grind the grated fresh coconut with 2½ cups chilled drinking water to a very smooth paste. 
  4. Pour the paste in a stainless steel strainer and extract thick coconut milk. Transfer this coconut milk to a large bowl. 
  5. Add the jaggery in the coconut milk and dissolve it with a spoon.
  6. Then add the poha and  cardamom powder. Mix well.
  7. Add the chilled mashmelon pieces.
  8. Mix gently till all the ingredients combine well.
  9. Serve the chibud rasayana chilled as a dessert.
Chibud  or mash melon  rasayana - step by step pictures

Mashmelon or chibud 
Mashmelon/chibud
1. Cut the mashmelon, remove the seeds and peel it. 
cut, remove the seeds and peel the mashmelon
2.  Cut them into small pieces and keep it in the fridge for  an hour. 
chop the mashmelon into small pieces
3.  Grind the grated fresh coconut with 2½ cups chilled drinking water to a very smooth paste. 
grind the coconut to a smooth paste
4.  Pour the paste in a stainless steel strainer and extract thick coconut milk. Transfer this coconut milk to a large bowl. 
strain and extract the coconut milk
5.  Add the jaggery in the coconut milk and dissolve it with a spoon.
jaggery added to make rasayana
6.  Then add the poha and  cardamom powder. Mix well.
poha and cardamom powder added
  7.  Add the chilled mashmelon pieces.
chopped mashmelon added
8.  Mix gently till all the ingredients combine well.
Mix the mashamelon gently
Serve the chibud rasayana chilled as a dessert.
chibuda rasayana in a serving bowl

5 comments:

  1. I just enjoy having such fruity dishes. Yummy

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  2. Give me that bowl, i want that delicious dessert.

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  3. Interesting and a delicious dessert

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