I am so excited to post this recipe. This one is with our favorite summer fruit, watermelon. This snack is so creamy, healthy and refreshing to enjoy every time during these hot days. Watermelon yogurt popsicles is the best snack we can ever have during summers.
It is summer season. And summer always means it is watermelon season. This is almost coming to an end and here I am making a recipe with watermelon for you. This watermelon yogurt popsicles are really easy to make with just four ingredients and no cooking time is required. Isn’t that great?!
I love watermelon a lot. I like to eat it just like that or in the form of a juice, which is the best. But, these watermelon yogurt popsicles are next level. It has just the raw fruit along with Greek yogurt and some more sugar or honey for added sweetness.
These popsicles are so guilt free. We use Greek yogurt here in place of cream or anything else. So, you get these creamy popsicles with no added calories, I meant the fat. The fact is, we all do love some extra creaminess and the yogurt does the job.
Because of all the heat, we all do need something cold to quench our thirst and these watermelon yogurt popsicles does the trick. It is so refreshing and creamy that every bite you take will make you want more of it.
I am not a huge fan of these creamy popsicles. I have always loved the frozen orange popsicles a lot more than all these. But, these watermelon yogurt popsicles has changed everything. This is so creamy yet so light that it will melt in your mouth. This is just like tasting the fruit as such with just a bit of creaminess.
Greek yogurt can be found easily in any store. But, if you are unable to find it then you can also use hung curd in place of it. To make hung curd, strain your homemade or store-bought curd using a strainer and a cheese cloth. Leave it overnight in the refrigerator for all the water to drain. The next day you are good to proceed with the recipe.
Just bear in mind that homemade hung curd sometimes tends to be a bit sour. So, make sure that you do not use sour curd or else your popsicles might not taste that great. Also, if you are leaving the curd to drain overnight, then place in the refrigerator to make sure it does not turn sour.
You might ask me what difference it makes to use Greek yogurt and normal curd because we will anyway be freezing it. According to me the only difference is its texture. With normal curd, which has more water, the popsicles will not turn to be much creamier. It will just be like eating frozen fruit. But, with Greek yogurt the popsicles turn out to be so creamy that it melts in your mouth.
These yogurt popsicles can be done with any fruit. Just blend the fruit pulp with the Greek yogurt and pour into the moulds. I have jus loved these watermelon yogurt popsicles so much now that I am yet to try any new flavors. If I do try, then I will surely let you all know.
While making these watermelon yogurt popsicles, you can also make a mixture of kiwi and Greek yogurt Fill three quarters of the mould with the watermelon mixture and the rest one quarter with kiwi mixture to get the real watermelon look. This also adds so much more flavor to the popsicles. You can totally omit the Greek yogurt and just grind the fruit pulp alone and fill the moulds with it. Those popsicles are also heaven!
So, beat the heat with these watermelon yogurt popsicles. Enjoy these popsicles with your loved ones. Especially kids love them a lot. Stay safe; stay healthy! Happy cooking and eating!
While you are here, do checkout my other dessert recipes to indulge your taste buds! Try out my other ice cream recipes to beat this heat! Also, do checkout my Indian sweets recipes to pair along with your ice creams.
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Watermelon yogurt popsicles
- 600 grams diced watermelon
- ½ cup Greek yogurt
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- ¼ cup sugar
- Deseed all the diced watermelons
- Add the watermelon, sugar, lemon juice and Greek yogurt into a blender.
- Blend and pour into popsicle moulds. Freeze overnight or until solid.
- Enjoy popsicles colds and out of the mould.
- You can use any other fruit pulp instead of watermelon.
- If you cannot find Greek yogurt, you can replace it with hung curd.
- Make sure the yogurt is not sour.
- If there are any watermelon seeds i the blended mixture, then strain it before adding to the moulds.