Prep Time
20 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Otai is a fruit drink from Western Polynesia, made from a mixture of water, coconut and a variety of tropical fruits, especially watermelon mixed with pineapple.
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: Oceanic, Tongan, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 people
Author: Vera Abitbol
  • ½ watermelon without seeds, grated
  • ½ pineapple ripe, very finely grated
  • 3 tablespoons freshly finely grated coconut
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1 lime freshly squeezed
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons caster sugar
To serve
  • 4 slices lime
  1. Mix all the ingredients (except the lime slices).
  2. Serve very fresh, with crushed ice if desired, and a slice of lime.