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watermelon lychee granita
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Watermelon Lychee Granita

This granita has watermelon and subtle hints of Lychee. This makes a fantastic dessert for small parties.
Prep Time50 mins
Freezing Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: International
Servings: 3


  • 1.5 c Water melon
  • 8 fruits Lychee
  • ½ c Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Grated ginger


  • Pit the Lychee and discard the seed.
  • In a blender, combine mint leaves, ginger and sugar and pulse once to release the flavors.
  • Now, add ½ of the watermelon, lemon juice and lychee and blend to a smooth puree.Transfer to a bowl.
  • Blend the remaining watermelon to a smooth puree and combine this with previous mixture.Mix well.
  • Pour this mixture into a freezer safe container which is quite sturdy.Freeze till set. This takes anywhere between 2 hours to 4 hours depending upon your refrigerator.
  • Once frozen, use a fork and start raking the mixture from the sides first.Proceed to the center eventually.This is time consuming and a little tiresome but its worth all the effort.
  • Once you have raked up the entire mass, shove it back into the freezer.After 2 hours, remove and repeat the raking process.
  • Freeze till ready to serve.

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