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Kokum Kadhi recipe – Solkadhi Recipe

Kokum Kadhi recipe – Solkadhi Recipe

Kokum kadhi is ideal recipe from the Goan cuisine, perfect to be served with steamed rice or chapattis. Kokum kadhi, also known as sol kadhi is the best dish loaded with homely flavors and tanginess. The highlight of this recipe is that no curds nor chickpea flour is used to make this kadhi. The complementary soothing flavor of coconut milk and zingy flavor of kokum makes it a well balanced assortment.

Everyone will really enjoy this sol kadhi for sure. Making this delectable kokum kadhi is really easy, once you have all the ingredients ready. Serve this mouth watering sol kadhi immediately after preparing with steaming hot steamed rice or chapattis, paranthas or poori. Relish eating this super yummy kokum kadhi at your home with this easy and simple recipe!

Directions

Getting ready:

Take kokum in a bowl and add lukewarm water to it. Soak it for half an hour. After that, crush it properly with the back of a spoon so that it all its juice comes out.

kokum kadhi

Strain the kokum juice through a sieve in a bowl. Press kokum with a spoon and squeeze out its juice completely.

kokum kadhiMaking:

Add kokum extract into the coconut milk. Mix it really well.

kokum kadhi

Now add 1 cup of water into it. Stir to mix well.

kokum kadhi

Further add salt and sugar. Mix everything really well. Now add tempering to it.

kokum kadhi

For this, heat a small pan with some oil. When oil is heated aptly, add cumin seeds, red mustard seeds and asafoetida. Let it roast for a while. Once the seed starts to splutter, add curry leaves to it along with dry red chilly. Let everything get roasted well. Turn off the flame.

kokum kadhi

Tempering is now ready. Pour this tempering into the curry. Mix it really well. Kokum curry is now ready.

kokum kadhi

 

Serving:

Garnish this tangy and mouth-drooling kokum curry with some chopped green coriander. Stir to mix it. Serve it as it is along with any meal or have it as a refreshing drink. Enjoy!

kokum kadhiSuggestions

  • If you want to make coconut milk at home then grate fresh coconut. Add ½ cup of water into it. Grind it into a fine paste in mixer grinder. Then strain the paste. After that, again add water to the coconut left on the sieve and grind it into a fine paste. Sieve it again. Coconut milk is ready.

Kokum Kadhi recipe - Solkadhi Recipe kokum kadhi
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Recipe type: Miscellaneous
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Coconut milk – 1 cup
  • Kokum – 8-10
  • Green coriander – 1-2 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Salt – ½ tsp or to taste
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Red mustard seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Cumin seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Asafoetida – ½ pinch
  • Dry red chilly – 1
  • Curry leaves – 8-10
  • Sugar – 1 tsp (optional)
Instructions
  1. Soak kokum in lukewarm water for 30 minutes. After that, crush it properly. Strain the kokum juice through a sieve in a bowl.
  2. Add kokum extract,1 cup of water, sugar and salt into the coconut milk. Mix it really well.
  3. Heat a small pan with some oil. When oil is heated aptly, add cumin seeds, red mustard seeds, asafoetida, curry leaves and red chilly into it. Let it roast for a while.
  4. Tempering is now ready. Pour this tempering and green coriander into the curry. Mix it really well. Kokum curry is now ready.
  5. Serve this tangy and mouth-drooling kokum curry as it is along with any meal or have it as a refreshing drink. Enjoy!

 

Kokum Juice Concentrate Recipe – Instant Kokam Sharbat

Kokum Juice Concentrate Recipe – Instant Kokam Sharbat

Kokum juice or instant kokam sharbat is a perfect summer coolant with amazing taste and flavors of kokum and few spices. Kokum juice is a popular drink in Goa and kokum fruit can be be purchased easily there. Apart from being a delicious summer cooler, kokum juice also aids digestion and improves appetite.

Kokum is a good source of vitamin C and is an antioxidant. Making kokum juice at home is very easy. This quick and simple recipe of concentrated kokum juice with step-by-step pictures can be prepared instantly. So, what are you waiting for. Beat the heat this summers with this another delightful, refreshing and rejuvenating drink of kokum.

Directions

Getting ready:

Wash kokum thoroughly with water. Drain out excess water from it. Boil a cup of water and put the kokum into it. Let the kokum immersed in hot water for 2 hours. After 2 hours, transfer the soaked kokum in a mixer jar along with its water. Grind it into a smooth and fine paste. Transfer kokum paste to a bowl.

kokum sharbatMaking:

Take sugar in a vessel along with ¾ cup of water. Turn on the flame. Let it simmer until the sugar dissolves completely. Keep stirring it at regular intervals with a spoon.

kokum sharbat

Sugar is dissolved completely. Sugar syrup is now ready. Add kokum paste into it along with black salt, black pepper powder and roasted cumin seeds. Mix all the ingredients really well.

kokum sharbat

Let the kokum mixture cook for 7-8 minutes until it turn thick in consistency. Keep stirring continuously. To check, take few drops of sharbat in a bowl and let it cool down completely. After that, stick it between thumb and fore-finger. There is the formation of a thread between the fingers, while stretching the fingers apart. Sharbat should be sticky with one thread consistency.

kokum sharbat

Concentrated kokum sharbat is now ready. Turn off the flame. Allow the sharbat to cool down completely. Transfer the kokum mixture on a sieve and strain the mixture through it in a bowl.

kokum sharbat

Transfer this concentrated sharbat into a jar. Concentrated kokum sharbat is now ready.

kokum sharbatServing:

To serve, take a serving glass and put some crushed ice into it. Pour 2-3 tbsp of concentrated kokum sharbat into the glass and fill the glass with water. Mix it well. Serve this delicious and tangy kokum sharbat as it is. Store this sharbat in a bottle and place it inside refrigerator and consume it within 2-3 months.

kokum sharbatSuggestions

  • Right after straining the kokum mixture, you can make sharbat with the leftovers remained on the sieve.
  • If you want to keep this concentrated kokum sharbat outside the refrigerator then mix some preservative like sodium benzoate. Add 1 tsp of sodium benzoate into the sharbat. Store it in a bottle and consume it within 6 months.
  • For 15-20 glasses sharbat

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Kokum Juice Concentrate Recipe - Instant Kokam Sharbat kokum sharbat
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Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Kokum – 1 cup
  • Sugar – 2 cups (500 grams)
  • Black salt – 2 tsp
  • Roasted cumin powder – 1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder – ½ tsp
Instructions
  1. Let the kokum immersed in hot water for 2 hours. Transfer the soaked kokum in a mixer jar along with its water. Grind it into a smooth and fine paste.
  2. Take sugar in a vessel along with ¾ cup of water. Turn on the flame. Let it simmer until the sugar dissolves completely.
  3. Add kokum paste into it along with black salt, black pepper powder and roasted cumin seeds. Mix all the ingredients really well.
  4. Let the kokum mixture cook for 7-8 minutes until it turn thick in consistency. Sharbat should be sticky with one thread consistency.
  5. Concentrated kokum sharbat is now ready. Transfer the kokum mixture on a sieve and strain the mixture through it in a bowl.
  6. To serve, take a serving glass and put some crushed ice into it. Pour 2-3 tbsp of concentrated kokum sharbat into the glass and fill the glass with water. Mix it well.