In north Kanara, fresh kokum is used for this preparation. Kokum has very good medicinal vales. Refer here for details.
1. Kokum syrup (salted) 2 tbl spns
2. Water 2 cups
4. Green chillies 3
5. Mustard seeds 1/2 tea spn
6. Sugar 1 tea spn
7. Asafoetida (Hingu) a pinch
Mix Kokum syrup with water, salt, sugar, green chillies. Heat oil. Add Asafoetida and mustard seeds. When they start spluttering, add this to Kokum kadi. Serve chilled.
If fresh kokum is used, crush the kokum in water. Do the same thing 3-4 times. Discard the cocum pieces & use water.
Serves : 2
Preparation time : 10min