Pomegranate Granita

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I don’t need a lot to be happy, just few little things. See I have a list of things that make me happy, from Chocolate to Chanel everything is there on it and oh yes if you are thinking about love well that’s mandatory. I am an old fashioned girl, don’t need much, just loads of love, tons of chocolate and lots of gifts… What else do girls want, right?

And in return I will cook you a lovely dinner, or bake you a luscious cake or even better I will make these Granita’s to tell you how much I care.


See I am totally obsessed with granitas, they are just perfection if you ask me.  They are not the indulgence that will make you guilty (OK may be some flavors but not all) and the flavor possibilities are endless. I love these Icy treats, just a little bit of imagination and voila you have a sweet sin ready in no time.


These pomegranate granitas I am sharing today are insanely delicious. You can call these an orchestra of flavors; sweet, salty, hot and sour; a perfect balance of flavors.

I like adding little chili powder to add a little punch but if you don’t want you can leave it out


So if you have not made the list of things that make you happy, go ahead and make it and make these granita’s for yourself and for all those who love you no matter what all you add to your List!

Pomegranate Granita

Total Time: 4 hours

Yield: 4


  • 2 cups pomegranate juice (I use Pom brand)
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 3-4 tablespoon sugar (adjust as per your taste)
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper powder (optional)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup fresh pomegranate seeds (to be sprinkled on top)


  1. In a large clean bowl whisk everything together, except pomegranate seeds. Taste and adjust sweetness if needed.
  2. Pour it into a glass casserole or pie dish and freeze for 3-4 hours or overnight.
  3. Once it is frozen, using a fork scrape the ice and spoon the granitas into chilled glasses or serving bowls. Sprinkle each with pomegranate seeds and serve immediately.


You can adjust the amount of sugar as per your liking. If you want you can use sugar-free sweetener instead of sugar.


{ 18 comments… add one }

  • Rosa February 9, 2013, 8:27 am

    Divine! I am a big fan of pomegranates.



  • Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella February 9, 2013, 10:23 am

    Love the addition of the cayenne pepper to them! :D

  • Laura (Tutti Dolci) February 9, 2013, 6:49 pm

    Gorgeous! I love pomegranates, and yes please to the cayenne :).

  • Lail | With A Spin February 9, 2013, 7:30 pm

    Pomegranates are awesome and the idea of adding cayenne to it is marvelous.

  • Kiran @ KiranTarun.com February 9, 2013, 11:51 pm

    Cayenne pepper?! I can imagine the taste! Gorgeous styling :)

  • Ira Rodrigues February 10, 2013, 4:40 pm

    it looks so refreshing! I like pomegranates and the kind of unfussy dessert
    your granita recipe of is so interesting, adding cayenne pepper as a kick, I cant wait to try!

  • yummychunklet February 11, 2013, 12:20 am

    I bet this was refreshing. It looks great!

  • Raymund February 11, 2013, 6:33 am

    This is perfect for the hot weather here down under

  • CCU February 11, 2013, 7:47 pm

    This granita looks divine :D

    Choc Chip Uru

  • Sandra's Easy Cooking February 12, 2013, 4:29 am

    I do love little spice with sweetness and your granita look beautifully balanced. Talk about beautiful, your pictures are just perfect. I love the styling too!
    Have a lovely week, Reem! xo

  • Nami | Just One Cookbook February 12, 2013, 8:39 am

    So beautiful, Reem! I love pomegranate – not only they look like jewels and pretty, but it’s one of the unique delicious ingredients too. I can see you’ve been working a lot for your styling. Very nice!!

    • Reem February 12, 2013, 4:19 pm

      @ Nami,
      Thanks dear…. I am trying hard… ;)

  • Sissi February 12, 2013, 11:11 am

    I am speechless. It’s not only one of the most beautiful granitas I have ever seen but one of the most beautiful dishes in general. I love the “orchestra of flavours” too. It sounds elegant and unusual. And I don’t need an ice-cream maker! I have just bought a big pomegranate and have been wondering what to do with it…

  • Hotly Spiced February 12, 2013, 11:53 am

    I love pomegranates but have never had them in a granita. I’d like to try this; it’s such a pretty colour xx

  • Megan February 16, 2013, 5:02 pm

    I found your blog via Joy the Baker (spreading the love and support for each other) and immediately saw these! Love pomegranates but haven’t ever known what to do with them in the kitchen so I will definitely be adding this recipe to my list. Thanks for sharing! xo, Megan

    • Reem February 16, 2013, 6:10 pm


      Thanks for stopping by! And spreading blog love and support.
      Heading to your blog.
      xo Reem

  • Natasha @ The Cake Merchant February 19, 2013, 2:32 am

    I just came across your blog, and I think your photography is just stunning! I love granitas, especially in the summer. This one is a must try!

    • Reem February 19, 2013, 2:50 am

      xoxo Reem


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