Thursday, March 27, 2014

Indian Desserts : Cantaloupe sweetdish | Konkani Chibbada Hashale | Chibda Phovu

Chibbad is a kind of sweet melon. It is known as Karbooj in Hindi and Cantaloupe in English. This fruit is a seasonal fruit  and a good variety chibbad just dissolves in mouth and the flesh of it becomes like rava, This sweet dish is very famous in Konkani people.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

  • 1 medium size Chibbad(Cantaloupe) cut into small cubes
  • 1 ½ cup grated Coconut(preferably tender one)
  • 1 cup Jaggery
  • 4-5 Cardamom peeled and powdered
  • ½ cup Phovu(Avalakki in Kannada, thin, optional)

  • Wash poha in water and soak it for some time.
  • Grind grated coconut and jaggery to smooth paste.
  • Now mix cubes of chibbad, the above prepared paste, cardmon and phovu.
  • Serve chilled.

 PS:  The coconut to be used in this should be as tender as possible. The tender coconut makes this dish more tasty.


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