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Solkadi Recipe

Solkadi is a popular Indian Drink
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Drink Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 15 - kokum pods (dried or moist)
  • 1 - large Coconut scraped
  • 2 tbsp - Coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 5 - Garlic flakes grated
  • 4 - Green chillies slit, seeds and stems removed
  • salt to taste
  • How to Make Solkadi:

    1. Pour 2 cups boiling water over kokum pods in a vessel.
    2. Cover and keep aside for 5-7 minutes.
    3. Mash kokum well with hand, strain thick water, keep aside.
    4. Discard residue.
    5. Pour 2 cups boiling water over scraped coconut, keep aside covered for 5 minutes.
    6. When cooled, grind to a fine paste in an electric mixer.
    7. Strain, keep aside milk extracted, discard residue.
    8. Crush together garlic and chillies, with a pinch of salt.
    9. Chill a large deep bowl, pour in coconut milk, kokum extract.
    10. Add crushed chilli-garlic, salt to taste, chopped coriander to garnish.
    11. Serve cold.


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