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‘Otai (Coconut Watermelon Refresher)

Trying to keep up to D’s request for “refreshing drinks”, I have been on the lookout for a drink that was different. This landed me on ‘Otai, a Polynesian drink, from Tonga. The meaning of the word “Otai is “go-to-ocean”. For those who are looking for something different from the usual watermelon juice, you should give this a try. I got the recipe from Global Adventure.

‘Otai (Coconut Watermelon Refresher)

Source: Global Adventure

'Otai (Coconut Watermelon Refresher)

Trying to keep up to D's request for "refreshing drinks", I have been on the lookout for a drink that was different. This landed me on 'Otai, a Polynesian drink, from Tonga. The meaning of the word "Otai is "go-to-ocean". For those who are looking for something different from the usual watermelon ju

Ingredients
  

  • 5 cups Watermelon chopped
  • 1 cup Pineapple chunks (Optional)
  • 1 - 3/4 cups Coconut Milk
  • as required Sugar
  • 1/2 lime Juice of
  • as required Ice

Instructions
 

  • Pulse the watermelon and pineapple in a blender till is just about crushed.
  • As you require some texture in the drink, you needn't pulse finely.
  • Add the lime juice, sugar and coconut milk into the watermelon mixture and mix well.
  • Add ice.
  • Serve chilled.
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