Kokum Kadhi

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

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