Watermelon Lychee Granita- Relish the refreshing flavors of watermelon and lychee swirling in this icy cool granita – perfect to beat that scorching summer heat. Sip and enjoy!

Ingredients necessary for preparation of Watermelon Lychee Granita:

  • 1/2 cup cubed watermelon
  • 7-8 lychee
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 10 mint leaves
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp grated ginger

Preparation of Watermelon Lychee Granita:

  • Pit lychees and discard the seeds.
  • In a blender, put mint leaves, ginger, and sugar. Pulse once to release flavors.
  • Now add 1/2 cup of cubed watermelon, lemon juice, and lychee.
  • Blend to a smooth puree and transfer to a bowl.
  • Blend the remaining watermelon to a smooth puree and combine this with the previous mixture, mix well.
  • Pour this mixture into a sturdy freezer-safe container. Freeze till set.
  • Once frozen, use a fork and start raking the mixture from the sides first. Proceed to the center eventually.
  • Put it back in the freezer once the entire mass is raked up.
  • After 2 hours, remove and repeat the raking process. Freeze till ready to serve.
  • Garnish with a few mint leaves.