Muskmelon Smoothie – Cantaloupe Smoothie

June 9, 2015 DrinksSummer Special  9 comments

Muskmelon or canataloupe or khirni pazham (in tamil) is a refreshing fruit, perfectly hydrating for the summer. I can have this as is, but Chotu is such a fussy eater especially when it comes to fruits. This Muskmelon Smoothie is yet another successful attempt 

I still remember those young days, when we used to dry the seeds in the sun and eat it. Due to less sunlight here, I just discarded them 

So here u go with a simple and truly exhilarating drink, and if u are a fussy person like Chotu this is for you 

Now to the recipe…




[Preparation Time-10 mins : Cooking Time- NIL]


  • Muskmelon/Cantaloupe – 1
  • Orange juice – 1/2 cup (4 to 5 oranges)
  • Sugar – 2 tbsp (optional)





  • Halve the cantaloupe and deseed it. U can either dry it in the sun and have it or discard the seeds. Peel the skin and chop the fruit into cubes.

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  • Squeeze 4 to 5 oranges and keep the juice ready. Take the cantaloupe pieces and sugar(if using) in a mixer and blend it until smooth. Add the orange juice and just whip in once or twice.

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Thats it!! Refreshing Muskmelon Smoothie is ready.

Serve chilled.





  1. The muskmelon’s skin will be quite hard to peel. U can scoop out the flesh with a spoon too.
  2. U can use honey instead of sugar or skip it totally depending upon the sweetness of the muskmelon.
  3. The Muskmelon Smoothie tastes best when consumed immediately.
  4. U can use lemon juice instead of orange juice too. May be just 1/2 a lemon.

9 comments to Muskmelon Smoothie – Cantaloupe Smoothie

  • Sathya @Mykitchenodyssey  says:

    Wonderful juice,a real refresher in summer days

  • Nalini Somayaji  says:

    Muskmelon smoothie looks lovely perfect choice for any time …

  • marudhuskitchen  says:

    The orangishness is shown very well with addition of orange juice..lovely

  • Anu-My Ginger Garlic Kitchen  says:

    Smoothie looks gorgeous and refreshing!

  • Praba Bubesh  says:

    what a lovely colour…smoothie’s very inviting…

  • swathi  says:

    Delicious Smoothie I am going to make this when I buy cantaloupe.

  • kushi  says:

    love the combo dear!its yummy and refreshing

  • traditionallymodernfood  says:

    Ever since childhood days during summer my Amma prepares this..can I have a glass ..looks perfect

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