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September 29, 2014

Chibud or mash melon rasayana recipe - How to make chibud rasayana

Chibuda rasayana
Chibud or 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.

Chibud or Mash Melon Rasayana 

Preparation time - 15 mins
Cooking time - 0 mins
Yield - 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


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

chibuda rasayana in a serving bowl