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Paloodeh Talebi – Cantaloupe Cooler(Persia)

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“A delightful drink, perfect for hot days. A traditional Persian drink tweaked to make it easier. The lemon juice is not traditional, but is very good. Adapted from Fig and Quince, Modern Persian Cooking.”
READY IN:
5mins
SERVES:
1
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Blend cantaloupe with several cubes of ice in a blender.
  2. Add a dash of rosewater. Rosewater is a delightful ingredient true to its name but it is also a dominating one so use sparingly. Jazz up the flavor by adding 1 tablespoon or more of fresh lemon juice. Mix with a wooden spoon. Sweeten to taste with honey or lemon, sparingly, so as to allow the natural flavor of the cantaloupe to shine through.
  3. Pour into a glass and garnish with fresh mint or very thinly sliced wedge of lemon. Drink up!
  4. Drink it quickly before the ice melts and dilutes the drink.

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