Watermelon salad with cheese and nut balls

watermelon salad with cheese nut balls

Watermelon Salad:

  • 500 gm Red watermelon, cubed or any desired shape
  • 500 gm Yellow watermelon or rock melon, cubed or any desired shape
  • 5 pcs Basil leaves
  • 250 ml Spice syrup, recipe as below;
  • 150 gm Sugar
  • 300 ml Water
  • 1 no Lemon, juice, after squeezing add the whole lemon inside
  • 5 tbsp Honey
  • 1 stick Cinnamon stick
  • 5 nos Cloves
  • 30 gm Ginger, crushed
  • A pinch of salt

Cheese and Nut Balls:

  • 150 gm Ricotta cheese
  • 100 gm Mascarpone cheese
  • 100 gm Pistachio nuts, crushed

Method:

Mix all the ingredients together, shape in to balls and keep chilled.

Preparation:

  1. Make the syrup in advance, and then keep it chilled before mixing it with the fruits.
  2. Mix it well, just before serving, shred the basil leaves and mix it once further.
  3. Place the salad in a bowl and then arrange the cheese ball on top.

Notes:

Chef Kasdi our resident chef has made a great and healthy dish here that really could not be easier to make. It looks great too and can be eaten any time, however what a great dish to wake up to in a morning for breakfast.

Happy cooking!!