(Musk Melon Vegetable)


Musk melon – 1 no. (medium sized)
Cumin seeds – ½ tsp.
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp.
Green chillies – 3 nos.
Dried red chillies (whole) – 2 – 3 nos.
Sugar – ½ tsp.
Oil – 1 tblsp.
Salt – to taste


  1. Peel and de-seed the musk melon, and cut it into medium sized pieces.
  2. In a pan, heat oil on a medium flame. When hot, add the cumin seeds and allow it to temper. Add chopped green chillies, dried red chillies, chopped musk melon pieces, salt and turmeric powder.
  3. Cover the pan with a thali. The musk melon will start emitting water.
  4. The musk melon will cook in the water emitted from it. Keep stirring the mixture at regular intervals.
  5. When the melon is cooked, add sugar and allow it to simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Serve hot.

To serve

Gidray jo Saag is served with Dal Bhath for Lunch.

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