Chilled Coconut and Melon Soup with a hint of Ginger

Chilled Coconut and Melon Soup with a hint of Ginger

Dinner, Indian, Cantaloupe recipe, Chilled soup, Summer coolers
Cooks in    Serves 4
Ingredients
  • 2 cup ripe juicy melon (cantaloupe/honey dew or the kind; you may use combine different kinds), chopped
  • 3/4 – 1 cup light coconut milk
  • sugar/honey/agave nectar, to taste (you will need this if melons are not sweet enough. Omit if not needed)
  • 2 tablespoon fresh (or frozen) grated coconut
  • 1.5 teaspoon fresh lime juice, or to taste
  • fresh refreshing herbs like mint/lemon thyme/any kind you like
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger juice (grate fresh ginger and squeeze out the juice) or 1.5 tablespoon chopped candied ginger (adjust amount to taste)
  • ice cubes
  • a couple of tablespoon finely chopped melons to garnish
Directions
  • Combine ice, coconut milk, chopped melons (other than those for garnish), grated coconut, sweetener, ginger juice/candied ginger, lemon juice and some of the fresh herbs and blend until smooth.
  • If needed, chill the soup.
  • When ready to serve, divide in serving bowls, and garnish with chopped melons and more herbs.
  • Enjoy the summer!

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