Recipe: Watermelon and pineapple 'otai

By Amanda Laird

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Watermelon and pineapple 'otai. Photo / Babiche Martens
Watermelon and pineapple 'otai. Photo / Babiche Martens

Serves 4

4 cups diced watermelon
2 cups finely diced pineapple
1 cup grated coconut - preferably fresh - but alternatively you can use desiccated
1 cup coconut milk
1 cup coconut water
Juice of one lemon
Juice and finely grated zest of one lime
1 Tbs honey
Ice cubes

1 Put the watermelon into a large bowl and gently mash without breaking it up completely.

2 Add the pineapple, coconut, coconut milk and coconut water.

3 Stir in the lemon juice, lime juice and lime zest.

4 Drizzle in the honey and add the ice cubes then pour into large glasses and serve with a spoon.

- NZ Herald

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