Watermelon salad with fresh coconut


The delicious flavours of this simple salad are a pleasant surprise.

home February 2015

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 45 minutes

Cooking time: 3 minutes

• 125ml sugar

• 125ml boiling water

• 15ml rose water

• 1 large watermelon slice, cut into wedges

• 250ml fresh coconut chunks

• 100ml pistachio nuts, chopped

• raspberries (optional)

• fresh mint leaves

Melt the sugar in the boiling water and bring to the boil. Boil for 3 minutes, add the rose water and chill the syrup until ice-cold. Pour over the watermelon and refrigerate for 20 minutes. Arrange the watermelon and the rest of the ingredients on a pretty platter and serve immediately.

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