Aug 27, 2014

Cantaloupe Granita Recipe / Musk Melon Granita Recipe

I love granita, in my opinion it is a guilt free icecream. Because it is cooling and gives the satisfication of eating a icecream but without the calorie. It is just fruit pulp freezed and scraped to form a sand like crystal which taste like heaven. I have already shared a watermelon granita and grape granita

I just want to share different versions of granita here. I had two cantaloupe which hubby picked during our last supermarket visit, i made a cantaloupe lemon cooler and this. So here is my cantaloupe version. I made this yesterday and it turned out great. Loved it to core, give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Chilling Time : 6 hours or overnight
Serves : 4


Ripe Cantaloupe / Musk Melon - 1
Sugar - 3 tblspn or to taste
Lemon Juice - 1 tblspn


Cut open a cantaloupe and scoop the seeds. Now scoop the flesh and add it to a blender, add other ingredients and puree smoothly.

Transfer the puree to a freezer container and freeze for 3 to 4 hours or till frozen.

Now remove them and use a spoon or fork to scrape it out,

Freeze again till serving.

Serve cold.

Take a ripe sweet cantaulope

cut them in half

scoop the seeds

using a spoon scoop the flesh, you can peel
and chop them instead

juicy flesh

take the flesh in a blender

add some sugar

and some lemon juice

Puree smoothly

Pour it into a freezer bowl

Dont fill too much, as they freeze it will expand

cover it with a lid

freeze it

now it is frozen

use a spoon or fork to scrape it

this is what called as granita

All scraped

Serve chilled..


  1. I love granitas <3
    btw how do u freeze lemon juice? with or without sugar?

  2. Me too made tis yesterday. ..wat a coincidence. .....yummy recipe. kid love this so much. ....

  3. @RiyaNo i just freeze them as it is in ice cube tray


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