Using watermelon rinds to make a side dish for large meals like Dinner/lunch/ or heck, even breakfast, if you feel like it!



  1. Prepare watermelon rinds by peeling off the green skin from the white outer shell, you can compost the skin as a green nutrient.
  2. Then shred or dice your now peeled watermelon rinds
  3. Wash shredded/diced watermelon rinds carefully, make sure to wash it well.
  4. Drain them well using a cheesecloth or squeezing bunches until all are dry.
  5. Dice 1 large onion and slice 4 or 5 green chili peppers into small pieces.
  6. Prepare a pan with 1.5 tbsp. of oil over medium heat.
  7. nce heated, add diced onions
  8. Stir them until they are golden brown.
  9. Then, pour in the watermelon rinds into the mixture followed by 1 tsp. of salt (adjust to taste if needed).
  10. Let it cook and stir occasionally to ensure even cooking.
  11. Once the rinds have softened or become partially transparent, pour in the green chili peppers into the mixture.
  12. Beat 1 large egg and pour over the mixture and stir to distribute it.
  13. Cook for 5 mins, stirring in between to make sure it is mixed and cooked evenly.
  14. Before preparing, rip coriander leaves and sprinkle over the mixture (optional, but adds flavor).

Save watermelon seeds and dry them to make a cool DIY craft project