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43 kokum recipes

Last Updated : Jan 30,2024

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

43 kokum, dried kokum, dry kokum recipes | recipes using kokum | Indian kokum recipes | 

43 kokum, dried kokum, dry kokum recipes | recipes using kokum | 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

Health benefits of Kokum, Dried 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. Try this kokum kadhi recipeResearch on kokum and diabetes is not clear, so best to try and avoid it. See the detailed benefits of kokum.

Enjoy our 43 kokum, dried kokum, dry kokum recipes | recipes using kokum | Indian kokum recipes. 

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Kokum Kadhi
Recipe# 8684
09 Jan 24

 by Tarla Dalal
kokum kadhi recipe | Konkani style kokum kadhi | Maharashtrian kokum kadhi | kokum kadhi made with coconut milk | with 30 amazing images. Konkani style kokum kadhi
Spicy Kokum Drink ( Party Drinks )
Recipe# 33197
26 Nov 11

by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Spicy kokum drink, an appetising coolant made using kokum and delictaely flavoured with corriander is best suited for summers. Sugar substitute makes this indian drink low in calories and just apt for health conscious. Glass used: shot glass
Kokum Sherbet, Kokam Sharbat Recipe
Recipe# 4931
23 Apr 22

 by Tarla Dalal
kokum juice recipe | kokum sherbet | kokum sharbat | traditional kokum juice benefits | with step by step photos. kokum juice is a pleasing drink to overcome sun ....
Kokum Sherbet
Recipe# 22384
30 Apr 21

 by Tarla Dalal
kokum sherbet recipe | kokum juice | how to make kokum juice at home | with 17 amazing images. kokum sharbat is one of the popular summer drinks to beat the heat. Learn how to make
Spicy Kokum Drink, Healthy Diabetic Recipe
Recipe# 33683
14 Jun 19

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Kokum is a traditional favourite in many parts of south and western India, and the condiment is quite famous for the indigenous sol kadhi. Here is an age-old recipe for an appetizer that is believed to unfailingly make every drinker hungry, so it is best to serve this before a meal! It is al ....
Kokum and Chia Seed Drink
Recipe# 41719
17 Sep 21

by Tarla Dalal
Chia seeds are the latest fad when it comes to juices. Juice lovers across the world are experimenting with the magic of chia seeds as these give a wonderful mouth-feel, bringing some of the excitement of all-time favourite falooda into a simple juice! In this delectable and refreshing drink, we ....
Kokum Saar, Kokum Rasam
Recipe# 41458
17 Aug 23

by Tarla Dalal
Here is a tongue-tickling version of the popular South Indian delicacy rasam, made with kokum. The tanginess of kokum and the spiciness of dry chilli flakes together give this Kokum Saar an invigorating flavour. Ingredients like onion, green chillies and ....
Gujarati Dal ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 612
06 Mar 23

by Tarla Dalal
Gujarati dal recipe | Gujarati toovar dal | Gujarati tuvar dal | with 19 amazing images. With a characteristic sweet and sour taste, this traditional Gujarati dal recipe is quite reflectiv ....
Dal Dhokli ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 578
19 Mar 20

by Tarla Dalal
traditional Gujarati dal dhokli recipe | dal dhokli | with 48 step by step amazing images. Dal dhokli is a Sunday morning delight in most traditional Gujarati households! A perfect combination of spiced whole wheat ....
Vaal ki Usal, Maharashtrian Dalimbi Usal
Recipe# 3964
01 Feb 22

 by Tarla Dalal
vaal ki usal recipe | dalimbi usal | Maharashtrian birda usal | with 44 amazing images. vaal ki usal recipe | dalimbi usal | Maharashtrian bir ....
Bhatia Kadhi ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 610
30 May 24

by Tarla Dalal
As the name suggests, this kadhi recipe hails from the bhatia community. It is a sweet and sour version made with cooked toovar dal water, curds and vegetables. This interesting combination of ingredients makes all the difference—be it in terms of taste or aroma. You can even add sliced potatoes to ....
Soya Methi Dal Dhokli
Recipe# 7453
10 Aug 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Dhokli, a traditional Gujarati favourite is transformed into a diabetic-friendly treat by using whole-wheat flour, soya flour and fenugreek leaves. Combined with wholesome toovar dal, these healthy dhoklis are a sumptuous one dish fare for one and all. Although prepared with minimal fat, and without ....
Moong Osaman
Recipe# 33481
25 Dec 23

 by Tarla Dalal
moong osaman recipe | healthy green moong osaman | Gujarati style osaman | with 35 amazing images. Gujarati style moong osaman is a thin moong dal recipe that is tempered with minimal spi ....
Osaman ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 611
25 May 23

by Tarla Dalal
Osaman recipe | Gujarati Osaman dal | thin healthy toor dal | with 30 amazing images. Osaman recipe is a traditional thin Gujarati dal. Learn to make thin healthy toor d ....
Dalimbi Usal, Val Usal, Maharashtrian Vaal
Recipe# 4379
01 Jun 23

 by Tarla Dalal
dalimbi usal recipe | val usal | Maharashtrain usal | healthy usal | with 52 amazing images. Here is a tongue-tickler Maharashtrain usal from the Marathi culinary ....
Methi Dal Dhokli
Recipe# 32820
30 Jan 24

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
methi dal dhokli recipe | Gujarati methi dal dhokli | healthy methi dhokli | with 43 amazing images. Gujarati methi dal dhokli is not only delicious but also nutritious. Learn
Vaal Ki Usal  ( Know Your Dals and Pulses )
Recipe# 32821
16 May 11

 by Tarla Dalal
This is a popular, easy-fix maharashtrian dish. The combination of jaggery and kokum gives a sweet and tangy taste to this usal, which is made using vaal.
Sprouted Vaal ki Usal
Recipe# 5709
12 May 23

 by Tarla Dalal
sprouted vaal ki usal recipe | iron rich Maharashtrian usal | healthy pregnancy Indian usal recipe | with 41 amazing images. sprouted vaal ki usal recipe | iron rich Mah ....
Stuffed Potato Dal Dhokli
Recipe# 41249
31 Jul 21

by Tarla Dalal
Dal Dhokli is an all-time favourite dish made in Maharashtra and Gujarat, in which strips of wheat flour dough are cooked in a tongue-tickling dal. In this exciting variant of the popular dish, the wheat flour dough is flattened and stuffed with a spicy and succulent potato mixture and then adde ....
Maharashtrian Papdi and Moong Dal Vadi Sabzi, Vadi Masala
Recipe# 41509
09 Sep 21

 by Tarla Dalal
Maharashtrian papdi and moong dal vadi sabzi recipe | Indian moong dal vadi masala | papdi vadi vegetable Maharashtrian style | with 37 amazing images. Maharashtrian papdi and moong dal vadi sabzi recipe | Indian moo ....
Solkadhi, Konkani Sol Kadhi
Recipe# 43033
03 Jun 23

by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
solkadhi recipe | Konkani style solkadi | Maharashtrian style sol kadhi | kokum curry | with 26 amazing images. Sol Kadhi (Solkadi, Kokum Curry, Kokum Drink) is a ....
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
No reviews
Pineapple mixed with kokum and coconut water gives good energy and freshness to your daily hactic routine...
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