Kokum Kadhi Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Kokum Kadhi is a tangy and refreshing Indian drink made with kokum, yogurt, and spices. It is a popular dish from the coastal regions of India, known for its cooling properties and digestive benefits. The kadhi has a unique sour taste from the kokum, which is balanced by the creamy yogurt. It is often served as a side dish with rice or enjoyed on its own as a refreshing drink.

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Kokum Kadhi

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Ingredients for Kokum Kadhi Recipe

  • 5.50 Kokum Petals
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 4.50 Y Leaves
  • 1 Green Chilies, Chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ginger, Grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt, Whisked
  • as required Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Kokum Kadhi Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Soak the kokum in water for 15-20 minutes to soften it.
  • STEP 2.In a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and curry leaves. Let them splutter.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped green chilies, ginger, and garlic. Saute for a minute.
  • STEP 4.Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt. Mix well.
  • STEP 5.Add the soaked kokum along with the water. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • STEP 6.In a separate bowl, whisk the yogurt until smooth.
  • STEP 7.Add the whisked yogurt to the kokum mixture and mix well.
  • STEP 8.Cook for another 2-3 minutes on low heat, stirring continuously.
  • STEP 9.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or as a refreshing drink.

Cooking Tips

  • Adjust the quantity of kokum according to your taste preference.
  • You can add a pinch of asafoetida (hing) for additional flavor.
  • If the kadhi is too thick, you can add some water to adjust the consistency.
  • For a vegan version, you can use coconut milk instead of yogurt.

Storage and Serving

  • Kokum Kadhi is best served fresh and hot.
  • Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat gently on the stovetop before serving.
  • Serve the kadhi with steamed rice or enjoy it as a refreshing drink.
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat< 1 g Protein3 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
  • Fiber


  • Carbs
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber


  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp