Watermelon-Chili Granita

Watermelon granita

Definition: an ice, made as with fruit and juice, that is like a sorbet but coarser in consistency.


  • 500 ml Watermelon juice
  • 3 nos Thai red chili
  • 5 pcs Mint leaves fine julienne
  • 1 no Lemon, juice
  • 5 tbsp Honey
  • Garnish with a mint sprig


  1. In food processor, blend the Thai Red Chili, honey, lemon juice and watermelon juice, then pour the liquid in a shallow tray, sprinkle with the mint leaves, stir, and then place freezer.
  2. Every 2 hours, using a spoon stir and break the ice until it becomes like shaved ice, then freeze it again, repeat the process 3 times until its smashed but still coarse.
  3. Then serve with the crushed mixture with fresh fruit.


Chef Kasdi has made a delightful & simple dish here which is going to be great for summer & he has garnished it with Champagne Jelly.

Happy Freezing!