Asian Watermelon Salad Recipe

Asian Watermelon Salad is perfect to serve during summer dinner as it is light on stomach and is filling.

Gauravi Vinay
Asian Watermelon Salad Recipe
1751 ratings.

Watermelons are the best things to happen during the summer season. This salad is like a thirst quenching meal given that Watermelon consists of 92% of water. Watermelons is amongst one of the high lycopene foods making it a great choice for Cardiovascular health. Enjoy the fruit on its own, make a juice and now relish it in this salad too.

Serve Asian Watermelon Salad on its own for a light and healthy dinner or you can also serve it as a side dish with Mushroom Fried Rice.

You can also try other Watermelon based recipes such as

  1. Watermelon and Cucumber Gazpacho
  2. Watermelon Ice Popsicles
  3. Watermelon Smoothie


Cuisine: Asian
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Glass Mixing Bowl
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

10 M

Total in

20 M


2 Servings


  • 2 cups Watermelon , cubed or made into balls
  • 3 Red baby radish , finely sliced (optional)
  • 1/2 Cucumber , quartered and sliced
  • 20 Mint Leaves (Pudina) , torn roughly
  • 20 Basil leaves , torn roughly
  • 1 Spring Onion (Bulb & Greens) , finely sliced
  • 3 tablespoons Roasted Peanuts (Moongphali) , crushed
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon zest , (optional)
  • For dressing
  • 1 tablespoon Rice Vinegar , or white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sriracha sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger , grated
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Asian Watermelon Salad Recipe

  1. To begin making the Asian Watermelon Salad recipe, Firstly refrigerate the watermelon for at least an hour ahead of preparing the salad.

  2. In a large bowl, gently combine all the salad ingredients except the lime zest and the peanuts.

  3. Do not replace Baby Radish with Long white/Daikon because it has a very peppery taste and can be overpowering. Simply skip if you do not find baby radish

  4. In another small mixing bowl add all the ingredients mentioned under ‘For dressing’ and mix well.

  5. Pour the dressing over the salad and top it with crushed peanuts and the lime zest.

  6. Serve Asian Watermelon Salad on its own for a light and healthy dinner or you can also serve it as a side dish with Mushroom Fried Rice.