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Persian Melon - TastyPlanner.com
This is a typical Persian dessert, using sweet fresh fruits flavoured with rose water and a hint of aromatic mint
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2 Small melons
/1 cup of strawberries, reserv 4 slice the rest
3 peaches, peeeled and cut into small cubes
1 bunch seedless grapes (red or green)
30ml/2tbsp caster sugar
15ml/1tbsp lemon juice (can use lime juice)
Crushed ice (optional)
4 sprigs of mint to decorate
Cut melon in half,remove seeds; carefully scoop out flesh using melon baller or cut into bite sized pieces. (reserve the melon shells for use later)
Place melon in a bowl with the sliced strawberries the peaches, grapes sugar, rose-water and lemon juice.
Pile the fruit into the melon shells and chill for 2 hours. To serve sprinkle with crushed ice and decorate with a whole strawberry and a sprig of mint.