Mumbai food: Try some of these quirky dishes made only with fruits

Feb 28, 2018, 09:05 IST | Dhara Vora Sabhnani

It's that time of the year when we are surrounded by the big, bright fruit. Eateries and bars are giving it all kinds of quirky, heady twists, and we aren't complaining

Melon love

More the merrier
Fresh melon salads make for the perfect light summer eat, and this melon salad includes watermelon and honey dew, with a sprinkle of toasted rice krispies, mint and radish, and chilli lime dressing.

Melon love

Time: 12 pm to 3.30 pm and 6 pm to 1 am
At: The Fatty Bao, opposite Powai Plaza, Hiranandani Gardens, Powai.
Call: 33956019
Cost: Rs.290

Melon love

Best of both worlds
We'd have never imagined that these two ingredients would taste good together until we tried it. The watermelon rasmalai carpaccio will give you a double dose of sugar with discs of the fresh fruit layered with the popular sweet, rasmalai.

Time: 12 pm to 1.30 am
At: The Urban Foundry, Amarchand Mansion, 16 Madame Cama Road, Colaba.
Call: 22870044
Cost: Rs.250

Melon love

Let's chaat
If you love a small dose of molecular gastronomy, try the melon chaat with balsamic and jaggery gel, and dehydrated wild berries, that comes with a savoury chaat-style topping.

Time 12 pm to 2.30 pm, 7 pm to 11.30 pm
At Masala Library by Jiggs Kalra, BKC, Bandra East.
Call 8454900900
Cost Rs.395

Melon love

Cool summer
Instead of a smoothie, call for a chilled watermelon and rose with walnut and feta cold soup to cool you down, where the walnut adds a crunch to the soup, and the feta a delicious creamy texture.

Time: 12 pm to 1 am
At: Dishkiyaoon, The Capital Building, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East.
Call: 8291139404
Cost: Rs.299

Melon love

Margarita time
Head to a festival where you can sip on a variety of margaritas, which include eso fresco; a vodka, tequila, watermelon, basil, thyme, lime juice, watermelon syrup, basil seeds and ice combination.

Till: March 4, 11 am to 1 am
At: Smoke House Deli outlets at Pali Hill, Lower Parel and BKC.
Call: 65619618 (Lower Parel)
Cost: Rs.425

Melon love

Asian delight
If you love the freshness of Asian salads, try the Asian watermelon salad that includes radish, mint, cilantro, feta, toasted almonds, and chilli-garlic and soy dressing.

Time: 12 pm to 12 am
At: Shizusan Shophouse & Bar, Skyzone, High Street Phoenix, Lower Parel.
Call: 30151221
Cost: Rs.295

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