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A rare combination of spiced curds and coconut milk makes komal a spicy yet cooling drink. Although the green chillies represent the key flavour of this drink, discard them before serving.

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komal drink recipe | Gujarati komal drink | coconut flavoured buttermilk | komal summer drink of Gujarat is a zesty drink for summers! Learn how to make Gujarati komal drink.

To make komal drink, combine the curds, coconut milk, coriander, green chillies and sugar along with1 1½ cups of water in a bowl and mix well till the sugar dissolves. Add the salt, mix well and keep aside. For the tempering, heat the oil in a small pan, add the cumin seeds, asafoetida and curry leaves. When the seeds crackle, pour the tempering over the drink. Remove the green chillies and discard them before serving. Serve immediately.

Beautiful, just like its name! A rare combination of spiced curds and coconut milk makes komal a spicy yet cooling drink. Although the green chillies represent the key flavour of this Gujarati komal drink, discarding them before serving ensures that the slivers of chilli do not hinder the drinker.

Curd is known to be pleasing and thirst quenching during summer time, while being probiotic and soothing for the stomach. Here it is presented intelligently in a tasty form! The use of coconut milk makes this coconut flavoured buttermilk all the more luscious.

Remember that the tempering is a very essential part of the procedure for this. Ingredients like cumin seeds and asafoetida in the tempering are known to have digestive properties. Relish this komal summer drink of Gujarat as a wholesome end to a meal or enjoy it in between meals.

Tips for komal drink. 1. Use fresh curd for this recipe. Learn how to set perfect curd at home. 2. Remember to mix the curd mixture well till sugar dissolves completely. For convenience, you can use powdered sugar. 3. Finely chop the curry leaves before adding to the tempering, if you don’t like them whole.

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Komal ( Gujarati Recipe) recipe - How to make Komal ( Gujarati Recipe)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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For komal

    For komal
  1. To make komal, combine the curds, coconut milk, coriander, green chillies and sugar along with1 1½ cups of water in a bowl and mix well till the sugar dissolves.
  2. Add the salt, mix well and keep aside.
  3. For the tempering, heat the oil in a small pan, add the cumin seeds, asafoetida and curry leaves.
  4. When the seeds crackle, pour the tempering over the drink.
  5. Remove the green chillies and discard them before serving.
  6. Refrigerate till serving and serve chilled.

Tips
  1. Pour into glasses and serve.

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What is Komal drink made off?

  1. What is Komal drink made off? Komal drink is made from 1 cup curds (dahi) , whisked, 1 cup coconut milk, 1 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania), 2 green chillies , slit green chillies, 1 tsp sugar, salt to taste, 1 tbsp oil, 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera), 1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing) and 2 curry leaves (kadi patta).

Making Komal drink

  1. To make komal drink | Gujarati komal drink | coconut flavoured buttermilk |  in a deep bowl put 1 cup curds (dahi) , whisked.
  2. Add 1 cup coconut milk.
  3. Add 1 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania).
  4. Add green chillies , slit green chillies.
  5. Add 1 tsp sugar (optional). I skipped the sugar as i prefer the drink not to have any sweetness. 
  6. Add 1 1/2 cups of water.
  7. Mix well till the sugar dissolves.
  8. Add salt to taste.
  9. Mix well. Remove the green chillies. 
  10. Pour into 4 big glasses or use 6 small cutting chai glasses. We poured in 6 small glasses and there was enough komal drink | Gujarati komal drink | coconut flavoured buttermilk | for another 3 glasses. NOTE : If you wish you can skip adding the temering shown below as the drink tastes great at this stage. Just our opinion.

Tempering for Komal drink

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a small pan
  2. Add 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera).
  3. Add 1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing).
  4. Add curry leaves (kadi patta).
  5. When the seeds crackle, pour the tempering over the drink.
  6. Mix komal drink | Gujarati komal drink | coconut flavoured buttermilk | well.
  7. Refrigerate komal drink | Gujarati komal drink | coconut flavoured buttermilk | and serve chilled.
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Nylon Khaman Dhokla (gujarati Recipe) 
Rasawala Dhokla ( Gujarati Recipe) 
Rice Panki ( Gujarati Recipe) 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy159 cal
Protein2.2 g
Carbohydrates5.7 g
Fiber0 g
Fat12.8 g
Cholesterol8 mg
Sodium9.9 mg

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