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43 kokum recipes


Last Updated : Aug 31,2020




कोकम रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (kokum recipes in Hindi)
કોકમ રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (kokum recipes in Gujarati)

46 kokum recipes | Indian kokum recipes 

kokum recipes | Indian kokum recipes. 

Kokum has has been known as Grandma’s cure to acidity. It primarily grows in the Western Ghats, especially the Goa and Konkan region.

The sun-dried version is called aamsul, kokum or kokam, and is used mainly in Maharashtrian, Konkan and Gujarati cuisine. When added to food it imparts a pink to purple colour and sweet/sour taste. It is a preferred substitute for tamarind in curries and other dishes. 

Kokum is used in Indian cooking to make kadhis, Indian drinks and sabzis.

Kokum used in Dals and Kadhis

We show you how to use kokum in some dals and kadhi recipes. Kokum is used in Gujarati dal recipe to give the ideal balance of sweet and sour taste.  

Gujarati Dal ( Gujarati Recipe)

Gujarati Dal ( Gujarati Recipe)

What an exciting flavour this Kokum Kadhi has. Indeed, the best of homely flavours, tanginess, is the highlight of this recipe. This recipe is quite different from any other kadhi because it uses neither curds nor besan Instead, it harnesses the tangy flavour of kokum and the complementarily soothing flavour of coconut milk to make a well-balanced accompaniment that is sure to be loved by all.

Kokum Kadhi

Kokum Kadhi

Indian drinks using kokum. 

Indian drinks using kokum is very popular. While Kokum Sherbet 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.

Jeera and black salt are perfect flavorings for this tangy drink, which has an enjoyable texture thanks to a little smart thinking – of grinding half the kokum coarsely.

Kokum SherbetKokum Sherbet

In the kokum and chia seed drink, we have combined kokum juice with chia seeds, so you get a splash of tang together with the lovely texture of chia. The Kokum and Chia Seed Drink is an amazing way to enjoy the rejuvenating tang of kokum in the hot summer! 

Kokum and Chia Seed DrinkKokum and Chia Seed Drink

Kokum used in Maharashtrian cooking

Kokum used in Maharashtrian cooking and mainly in the konkan belt. They use kokum as a substitute for Imli. Even in bhindi sabzi the Kokani people use kokum. 

Maharashtrian dal usal is made by cooking field beans with a traditional tempering, tangy kokum and everyday spices. 

Dalimbi Usal, Val Usal, Maharashtrian VaalDalimbi Usal, Val Usal, Maharashtrian Vaal

This Maharashtrian Papdi and Moong Dal Vadi Sabzi is a home-style recipe using kokum, but has an exotic feel about it because of the exciting mix of spices in it. An interesting combination of valor papdi and moong dal vadi is cooked with a tongue-tickling masala that combines a wide assortment of aromatic and flavour-packed seeds and spices. 

Maharashtrian Papdi and Moong Dal Vadi SubziMaharashtrian Papdi and Moong Dal Vadi Subzi

Benefits of Kokum

Kokum : Kokum (Gracinia Indica) has been known as Grandma’s cure to acidity. The hydroxycitric acid – a compound found in kokum has been known to reduce cholesterol levels and suppress appetite, thus working towards controlling obesity and maintain a heathy heart. Kokum’s powerful component ‘garcinol’ carries the antioxidant properties. Kokum juice is an immense thirst quencher which has cooling effect on the body. Research on kokum and diabetes is not clear, so best to try and avoid it. See the detailed benefits of kokum.

Enjoy our kokum recipes | Indian kokum recipes |  below. 

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Recipe# 16008
13 Jul 05

 by vspar
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An easy and tasty way of preparing the Aloo curry with boiled aloo or potatoes diced and simmered in a tomato based mildly spiced up gravy. Relish with aloo curry with poori or paratha.
Recipe# 37211
01 Sep 12

 by damyantiben
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A delicious saatvik recipe made without using onions and garlic.
Dal-dhokli Delight (health Recipie)
Recipe# 14233
26 Oct 02

 by passioncook
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Dal-dhokli delight (health recipe) is a simple recipe to recreate the Gujarati snack delight, dal dhoklis. The gram flour based batter is steamed and then tempered with mustard seeds and green chillies. Enjoy as breakfast or snack.
Recipe# 15864
10 Sep 04

 by vara_prasad1234
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A garlic flavoured curd based curry recipe, the Garlic Kadhi tastes superb with steamed rice and roasted papad. An unique variation to the traditional tangy favorite kadhi recipe with a nice garlicky flavour.
Recipe# 15385
09 Dec 03

 by Hpatel7
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Gujarati dal is a sweet dal recipe which is a staple among Gujarati households and are typically paired with steamed rice. The dal is cooked made into a thin consistency and then served tempered with chillies, mustard seeds and curry leaves.
Recipe# 15378
21 Feb 02

 by kvsantha
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A traditional Gujaratis dal recipe with a typical sweet and spicy tinge of taste is best paired with steamed rice. The dal is cooked, blended well and cooked with jaggery, tamarind and a tempering of mustard seeds, curry leaves and hing.
Recipe# 15769
15 Dec 02

 by sumichet
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Instant Kokum Sharbat is a quick tangy sweet drink recipe prepared by soaking the kokum in hot water and then blending the juice with roasted cumin seed powder, black pepper and sugar.
Recipe# 14896
26 Sep 11

 by abdaftary
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Kale vatanechi amti is a maharashtrian lentil recipe with kale vataane or sprouted black peas. The spicy and coconut based amti is typically enjoyed with steamed rice and is quite healthy owing to the rich protein content in the vataanas.
Recipe# 36505
17 Apr 12

 by Radha Hoizal
No reviews
Beat this summer with this special drink with unique combination. This is also a protective from sunstroke.
Recipe# 36604
12 May 12

 by rjpatel
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Pineapple mixed with kokum and coconut water gives good energy and freshness to your daily hactic routine...
Recipe# 9955
22 Oct 18

 
by vaishalikamath
No reviews
Rice and masoor dal khichdi provides you complete protein. So relish it without any fear!
Recipe# 39456
04 Jul 14

 by Amarendra Mulye
No reviews
A unique combination of raw salads in sliced form with traditional Solkadhi that gives it an unique and tangy flavour.
Recipe# 11741
10 Dec 01

 by pritig
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A delicious Gujju dal recipe which enjoys a regular feature in most Gujarati households. The simple gujju dal is a tuar dal recipe cooked in a sweet and sour way. The tuar dal is tempered with mustard and cumin seeds and flavored with tomatoes, chillies ,dried kokum ,jeera powder and sweetened with ....
Recipe# 9067
02 Mar 01

 by dilip
No reviews
Discover how to make Sindhi Curry using our easy to make Sindhi Curry recipes at tarladalal.com. Share and Recommend Sindhi Curry recipes. A traditional Sindhi cuisine specialty, Sindi curry taste great with plain steamed rice.
Recipe# 14708
13 Feb 02

 
by sonaprem
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A flavourful , healthy and tasty Sindhi kadhi goes well with boiled rice and comprises of a medley of vegetables cooked in buttermilk and choicest seasoning powders.
Recipe# 12250
07 Jul 01

 by sgambhir
No reviews
Discover how to make Sindhi Kadhi using our easy to make Sindhi kadhi recipes at tarladalal.com. Share and Recommend Sindhi Curry recipes. A traditional Sindhi cuisine specialty, Sindi curry taste great with plain steamed rice.
Recipe# 34833
03 May 11

 by Amarendra Mulye
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Sol kadhi can be consumed as an appetizer just before meals, during meals with rice, or even as a digestive after meals. It is made from kokums and coconut milk and very popular in coastal regions of Maharashtra and Goa. 'Sol' is also known as kokum in marathi.
Recipe# 10325
21 May 02

 by charusheela
No reviews
You can even omit the tadka if u do not want any oil in it.
this saar reduces acidity & increases appetite.
u can drink it or mix with rice & eat it.
as it is used as a remedy for acidity do not add green chilli.
if u want to use it as an appetizer then grind one chilly along with garli ....
Solkadhi
Recipe# 39331
05 May 14

 by Dip's Diner
No reviews
Solkadhi or Kokam Kadhi is a refreshing digestive drink prepared in the coastal regions of Maharashtra and Goa. It is anti-inflammatory and is a great remedy for acidity. The drink must be served cold.
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