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Coconut and Watermelon Ice Cream with Papaya Sauce

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Ingredients

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For the papaya sauce
1 tbsp - olive oil
150 gms - papaya (peeled and de-seeded and chopped)
salt and pepper to taste.
For balsamic Glaze
60 ml - vinegar
1 tsp - sugar
Few drops of rose water
half shell of a coconut
For Sorbet
100 ml - watermelon juice
100 ml - coconut milk
Dry ice

Nutritional information

533
calories
102.68 g
carbohydrates
9.08 g
protein
15.63 g
fat
124 mg
sodium
0 mg
cholesterol

Coconut and Watermelon Ice Cream with Papaya Sauce

Features:
  • Veg
Cuisine:
  • 40 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Ingredients

  • For the papaya sauce

  • For balsamic Glaze

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Although the name sounds like a new one, you are definitely going to love this recipe! Summers remind of you of lush green coconut trees, cooling watermelons and sweet papayas, don’t they? Well, the idea is to make ice cream out of these three! Coconut is filled with fiber and watermelon is rich in anti-oxidants and papayas, well papayas are loaded with goodness. When you follow this recipe, you get to you get to eat a healthy and deliciously flavored ice cream! How wonderful is that!??

Health Benefits:

  • Coconuts are great for your immune system! They are anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-parasite and anti-fungal.
  • Coconuts improve the secretion of insulin thus guarding your body against diabetes.
  • Watermelons are great for hydration and improve your digestive system.
  • Watermelons contain compounds which prevent cancer.
  • Papaya lowers cholesterol and is rich in vitamin C, fibers and anti-oxidants.
  • Papaya aids weight loss.
  • Papaya boosts your immunity and can protect you against arthritis.
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How to make Coconut and Watermelon Ice Cream with Papaya Sauce

For papaya sauce:

  • In a blender, add papaya, pepper and olive oil. Add a dash of watermelon juice to thin it down.
  • Your sauce is ready.

For Balsamic Glaze:

  • In a pan, add vinegar and sugar. Heat it till the mixture gains a syrupy consistency.
  • Slice a bit of coconut to garnish your drink.

For watermelon and coconut sorbet:

  • In a large bowl, add the coconut milk and watermelon juice to it. Now very slowly add dry ice to the bowl.
  • Add rosewater and keep stirring the mixture till it attains an ice-cream like texture.
  • Your ice cream is ready. Serve with papaya sauce splashed on your ice cream, and garnish with the balsamic glaze!
  • Enjoy your ice cream!

Trivia:

  • Coconut water is called the “ father of modern tissue culture science".
  • Coconut water can actually be used as a substitute for blood plasma!
  • Apart from culinary usage, coconuts are used for cosmetic purposes as well!
  • The papaya is known to have originated from southern Mexico and Central America.
  • September is national papaya month!

 

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