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Kokum Kadhi Recipe

Kokum Kadhi is a popular Indian Curries
Author :
On :
Thursday, 16 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 1 cup - kokum pods (not tightly packed)
  • 4 cups - water
  • 2 tbsp- gram flour
  • 1 stalk Curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp - Coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 2 green chillies, slit
  • 1 tsp- Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp- Coriander seed powder
  • 1/4 tsp- Turmeric powder
  • 3 pinches Asafoetida
  • 1 tsp- Sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp- each cumin & Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tbsp- Ghee
  • How to Make Kokum Kadhi:

    1. Soak kokum pods in water for at least one hour.
    2. Squeeze pods in the water to extract juices.
    3. Strain water, discard residue in strainer.
    4. Heat ghee in a deep pan, add cumin and mustard seeds, asafetida, curry leaves, chillies.
    5. Allow to splutter, add kokum water.
    6. Mix gram flour in remaining water and make it into a smooth paste.
    7. Add all dry masalas, salt, sugar to boiling kokum water.
    8. Stir continuously till it starts boiling again.
    9. Reduce heat, simmer for 10-12 minutes.
    10. Add salt, sugar and water as per taste.
    11. Before serving, garnish with coriander leaves.
    12. Serve hot with yellow rice and dal khichidi, choota dal chawal or plain rice.


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