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Omid Roustaei, The Caspian Chef
Cantaloupe smoothie
4.95 from 17 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Persian
Servings 4


Rose syrup

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup rose water


  • 1 small cantaloupe, chilled and grated (about 3 cups)
  • 8 tablespoons rose syrup, adjust to your taste
  • ice cubes, as needed


  • fresh mint leaves


Rose Syrup

  • In a small saucepan bring the water and sugar to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add the rose water, stir and remove from the heat
  • Pour the syrup into an appropriately-sized jar, and store in the fridge.


  • In a large bowl mix the grated cantaloupe with rose syrup and enough ice for 4 servings.
  • Select 4 decorative glasses and use a ladle to fill each glass with the Paloudeh mixture.
  • Garnish with fresh mint leaves and serve immediately.


A larger amount of the rose syrup can be prepared and stored in the fridge for future use. 
Keyword beverage, cantaloupe, drinks, honey dew, paloudeh
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