Persian Cantaloupe Smoothie/ Aab Talebi

Aab Talebi which in English means “cantaloupe water”, is a very popular Persian drink. It is highly hydrating and the best thirst quencher for those hot summer days. Cantaloupes have got numerous health benefits and is rich in Vitamin A and C, and is also believed to have anti inflammatory properties. So you get to enjoy a yummy smoothie with all the nutritious goodness!:)



  • 1 Cantaloupe (cut into large chunks and chilled)
  • 1 tbsp Rose water
  • 2-3 tbsp Honey/ Sugar
  • 1 cup Ice cubes
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice (optional)


  1. Place everything in the blender and blend until smooth. Adjust the sweetness to your liking.
  2. Pour into individual glasses, garnish with rose petals or mint and serve.

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