Watermelon Margarita Granita Recipe
Scoops of watermelon granita is perfect for a hot summer day. A shot of tequila added to this fruit granita makes it perfect to go on a summer party menu. Serve in margarita glasses and enjoy.
Watermelon margarita granita is an alcoholic party recipe made of just 5 ingredients. Note to serve the recipe only to adults above 21 years of age. This recipe is so much better than just drinking a margarita. It’s cooling, super delicious and so much fun to serve at weekend parties!
You can skip the sugar syrup or adjust according to your taste in this recipe. You can even make it without the tequila for a non alcoholic watermelon granita.
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- 1/2 Watermelon , pureed
- 140 ml Sugar syrup
- 3 tablespoons Lemon juice
- Mint Leaves (Pudina) , half a bunch, torn
- 150 ml Tequila
- 70 ml Triple sec
- Lemon wedges , & mint leaves for garnish
How to make Watermelon Margarita Granita Recipe
To begin making Watermelon margarita granita, start by pureeing the watermelon. Strain and pour into a large mixing bowl. Discard the pulp.
Add all the ingredients like the sugar syrup, lemon juice, mint leaves, tequila, triple sec into the watermelon puree and mix well to combine.
Taste and adjust as per requirement.
Pour into a freezer safe container. Cover with a plastic wrap and freeze.
After two hours, scrape the mix using a fork and put it back in the freezer.
Do this about 3 times every 2-3 hours till the entire mix is scraped and resembles a granita.
Scoop into glasses, drizzle a little tequila on top, garnish with watermelon sphere, lemon wedge and mint leaf.
Swayam is a banker by profession who must work to pay for a dirty little eating habit. "I love my books, am yet to meet a piece of chocolate I didn't like and I love rainbows". Swayam cooks from her memory and her heart. She loves to experiment a lot with various cuisines of the world. Recently she had one of her recipes featured on the menu of a restaurant, The Egg Factory in Bangalore. She is self-confessed coffee friend, a quintessential night owl and kicks off her mornings with Yoga. She is also an Odissi dancer that she uses to unwind after a long day.