Watermelon Chicken Recipe Healthy and Different Taste to Eat

Watermelon Chicken Recipe
Watermelon WIth Chicken

Last Updated on December 1, 2020 by Sultana Parvin

The red portion of watermelon is normally eaten as a juicy fruit or its juice is used for making smoothies. But here in this recipe, the green part, which is usually thrown is used as the main ingredient with chicken. I always try to prepare a new recipes with different and new ingredients. Watermelon chicken recipe is one of my different and new recipes. The cooking of the watermelon chicken recipe is not that difficult. The most important thing is to peel out the skin and remove the red part of the watermelon.  Otherwise just follow the step by step process, you’ll be able to do it.

In most of the chicken curries, there is a second key ingredient; usually, potato or any other vegetable is used. Some people use sweet pumpkin with the chicken. If you use the green part of watermelon with the chicken, you’ll almost similar taste of cooking with sweet pumpkin. If you check the nutrition facts of the recipe, you will find the nutrition value. This recipe will give you a healthy and different taste. I hope you will like this recipe and from now on you will not throw out the white part of the watermelon. You can cook the white part of watermelon with fish.

Preparation time20 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time50 minutes

Ingredients for watermelon chicken recipe

  • 250 g watermelon’s white part
  • 1 kg chicken
  • 1 tablespoon garlic paste
  • 3 tablespoon onion paste
  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • ½ teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 3 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon hot spice powder
  • 2 tablespoon onion, sliced
  • 2 teaspoon salt


Watermelon Chicken

Step 1

Peel the green skin of the watermelon’s white part. Cut watermelon’s white part into 1×2 inch size. Wash and keep aside. Remove additional extra fats from the chicken pieces and cut the chicken into small pieces with a sharp knife. Wash and clean chicken pieces. Rinse very well and keep aside.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan over medium heat. Add onion sliced to the oil and fry it for 2 minutes. After 2 minutes add onion paste, garlic paste, ginger paste, turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, chili powder, hot spice powder, and salt to the onion sliced. Then add 1 cup of boiling water to spices. After blooming, add chicken pieces to the spices. Cover with a lid and cook the chicken pieces over medium heat. When the water evaporated add watermelon’s white part and stir it. Add 1 and 1/2 cups of boiling water and cover with a lid.

Step 3

It becomes cook until the gravy thickens. You can use an induction cooktop for cooking. This is very safe for cooking, no fire, and no-hit. Healthy watermelon chicken recipe is ready to serve.

Serve the curry with rice, pulao, paratha or tortilla.

If you like my watermelon chicken recipe please share my recipe with your family and friends. I love to cook and like to share my delicious food recipes with my beloved friends.

Recipe by Sultana

*Happy cooking*

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Sultana Parvin, the owner of this site (sultanarecipe.com) is a passionate recipe builder with thorough knowledge of food, nutrition, and dietary needs for people of different ages and different physical conditions. She has contributed her creative recipes to different food and recipe sites, e-books, and magazines. Sultana is widely experienced on different menu and food courses. With her amazing cooking expertise and innovative ideas, she has been writing various food recipes, particularly those Bangladeshi and Indian traditional main and side dishes like: vegetarian, chicken, meat, fish, desert, rice, noodles, cakes, cookies, soup, smoothies etc. Sultana possesses in depth knowledge on foods’ nutrition value and other relevant contents, such as calorie, carbohydrate, fat, sugar, fiber, sodium, protein etc. of a wide variety of food items. In addition to the taste of food items, Sultana analyses psychology and taste of different categories and ages of people while developing her food recipes. Publications of Sultana Parvin: Sultana wrote a number of Recipe Books, among those following recipe books have been published in Amazon.com: ** Yummy Vegetable Recipes: Delicious Indian Vegetable Dishes ** Authentic Indian Vegetable Dishes **30 Diabetic and Heart Healthy Indian Food Recipes with Nutritional Detail Sultana edited a famous recipe book, namely “Flavors of India and Africa” written by Khatun Gulamani of California, USA.