September 29, 2014

Chibud (mash melon) rasayana recipe - how to make chibud rasayana

Chibud (mash melon) rasayana recipe - Chubud (mashmelon) rasayana is 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. These rasayanas are prepared during navaratri days as fasting dish. If you are making it for fasting, then exclude the poha.  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.

Chibuda rasayana

Preparation time - 15 minutes
Serves 4

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

Chibud rasayana recipe with step by step pictures

Mashmelon / chibud 

 Cut the mashmelon, remove the seeds and peel it. 
cut, remove the seeds and peel the mashmelon

 Cut them into small pieces and keep it in the fridge for  an hour. 
chop the mashmelon into small pieces

  Grind the grated fresh coconut with 2½ cups chilled drinking water to a very smooth paste. 
grind the coconut to a smooth paste

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

 Add the jaggery in the coconut milk and dissolve it with a spoon.
jaggery added to make rasayana

Then add the poha and  cardamom powder. Mix well.
poha and cardamom powder added
Add the chilled mashmelon pieces.
chopped mashmelon added

 Mix gently and serve chibud rasayana chilled.
Mix the mashamelon gently

chibuda rasayana in a serving bowl


  1. I just enjoy having such fruity dishes. Yummy

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


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