Kokum, dried - ½ cup
Coconut milk 1 glass
Green Chilli -1
Mint Leaves - 4/5
Cumin powder (Jeera)
Mint Leaves - for garnish
Chopped Garlic 3-4 pods
Salt, to taste
1. Soak kokum in 1/2 cup warm water for 30 to 45 minutes.
2. Squeeze the kokum to extract the juices, drain it and retain the warm water with the extract in it.
3. Crush the green chilies, cumin seeds, and garlic pods using mortar and pestle. (Spice paste)
4. In a bowl of Kokum concentrate, add the coconut milk and spice paste, and stir well to combine. Add water as per requirement.
5. Taste it and adjust the seasoning as required. Garnish the Solkadhi with mint leaves and serve chilled.
Irritated with blazing summer rays opt for an appetizer & a refreshing drink. Solkadhi is the equivalent of lassi or buttermilk. A good alternative for a dairy-free drink. It works wonderfully as an acidity remedy. It reduces hunger, thereby aiding in weight loss. Antioxidants in it improve skin health during the summer.
One of iThrive’s biggest focus is to teach anyone how to harness the healing power of food. In order to do this, we have been creating innovative and delicious recipes that are filling, tasty and full of healing benefits. This one is just one of those recipes.