Kokum Sherbet


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kokum sharbat is one of the popular summer drinks to beat the heat. Learn how to make kokum juice at home.

kokum sherbet is made from kokum, jeera, black salt and sugar.

Jeera and black salt are perfect flavourings for this tangy kokum juice, which has an enjoyable texture thanks to a little smart thinking – of grinding half the kokum coarsely. Although the procedure seems to have more than half a dozen steps, we assure you that once you have soaked the kokum it will take just a couple of minutes to have this peppy kokum juice ready in your hand. It is a very refreshing Indian Drink/Sherbat.

To make kokum sherbet, combine the semi-dried kokum and ½ cup of water in a bowl, mix well and keep aside for 30 minutes. Strain the kokum water and keep it aside. Blend the soaked kokum in a mixer using half the kokum water and blend till coarse. Keep aside. Combine the remaining half kokum water and sugar in a small non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Cool it. Add the coarse kokum mixture and mix well. Strain it using a strainer. Finally add cumin powder. When serving, add 2 tablespoon of this syrup into a tall glass along with ¾ cup of chilled water.

While kokum sharbat mixes are easily available in the market, nothing can beat the taste, pulpy texture and pristine aroma of this fresh and natural Kokum Sherbet, prepared in your own kitchen.

Tips for kokum sherbet. 1. Use the semi-dried variety of kokum only. These have no seeds and are perfect for this recipe. 2. Ensure that the sugar has melted well. 3. Make this in a large batch and store refrigerated to sip on when you come home in the summer.

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Also check out for more refreshing drink recipes like Minty Mango Delight, Angoor ka Sherbat, Chaas, Coconut Water with Coconut Meat, Khus Lime Float and Lime Cup.

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Kokum Sherbet recipe - How to make Kokum Sherbet

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 glasses
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Ingredients

For Kokum Sherbet
1/2 cup semi dried kokum
5 tbsp sugar
1 tsp roasted cumin seeds (jeera) powder
1/2 tsp black salt (sanchal)
Method
    Method
  1. Combine the semi-dried kokum and ½ cup of water in a bowl, mix well and keep aside for 30 minutes.
  2. Strain the kokum water and keep it aside.
  3. Blend the soaked kokum in a mixer using half the kokum water and blend till coarse. Keep aside.
  4. Combine the remaining half kokum water and sugar in a small non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl and allow it to cool completely.
  6. Once cooled, add the coarse kokum mixture and mix well. Strain it using a strainer.
  7. Add the roasted cumin seeds powder and black salt and mix well.
  8. When serving, add 2 tablespoon of this syrup into a tall glass along with ¾ cup of chilled water.
  9. Repeat step 8 to make 2 more glasses.
  10. Serve immediately.

Accompaniments

Aloo Posto, Bengali Aloo Posto 
Buckwheat Dhokla, Kutto na Dhokla 
Cucumber Bean Sprouts and Apple Salad 
Methi Jowar Muthia 
Potato Bajra Pancake 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per glass
Energy160 cal
Protein0 g
Carbohydrates39.8 g
Fiber0 g
Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0 mg
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Reviews

Kokum Sherbet
5
 on 20 Sep 19 09:47 PM


healthy yet tasty
Kokum Sherbet
5
 on 27 Jan 17 06:03 PM


It is tasty and refreshing sherbet.
Kokum Sherbet
5
 on 09 Jun 15 12:07 PM


Kokum Sherbet
5
 on 08 Jun 15 05:19 PM



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