Kokum Sharbat | Kokum juice recipe | How to make Kokum sharbat at home | Kokum juice recipe | How to make kokum sharbat at home
A vegan and gluten free drink Kokum sharbat | Kokum juice recipe is a popular summer drink. The kokum sharbat can be made from wet or dry Kokum pods by adding water, sugar and few more Ingridients.
I love Sipping on Kokum Sharbat on hot afternoon days. This time I decided to play with flavours and infuse herbs into my plain Kokum Sharbat. I have shared the method to make home made Kokum concentrate below.
And I must say I loved the new avatar of simple drink, which was converted into Flavoured Kokum Sharbat.
By just adding few fresh herbs of your choice, it will take this simple drink to another level.
What is Kokum Sharbat?
Infuse Kokum sharbat with various herbs and see the magic how it enhances the flavours of simple sharbat.
Kokum and it’s it’s benefits
Kokum is very famous for its several health benefits. We Sindhis always use this in making dal and kadhi.
Prepare and consume homemade Kokum Sharbat. It is way better and cost friendly than store bought readymade artificially flavoured bottles of coolers.
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To make Kokum Concentrate at home:
Ingredients required :
100 gm Kokum (I have used wet Kokum pods variety)
2 cups Water
100 gm Sugar
1 tsp Roasted Cumin Powder
1/2 tsp Pink salt
Regular Salt to taste
Soak the kokum pods in 2 cups of warm water for 1-2 hours.
Mash it nicely and strain the water. Keep it aside.
Add the leftover Kokum in a pan along with sugar, roasted cumin powder, & both salts.
Cook on low flame for 5 to 7 minutes until sugar melts.
Add previously made Kokum water in the pan and bring the mixture to a boil.
Cook for another 5 minutes. Kokum syrup should reach almost 1 string consistency.
Switch off the flame and let it cool.
Strain the mixture and store in a clean glass bottle in refrigerator for later use.
Step by step instructions to make Kokum Sharbat | Kokum juice recipe
Pour water in a jar, add kokum concentrate. Now add chopped Garlic, Ginger and chopped green chilli. Keep this in fridge to cool. This resting process will allow spices to get infused in kokum sharbat.
Once it’s chilled, remove from the fridge and strain it. Now pour into glasses and add chopped fresh coriander leaves. Sprinkle some red chilli flakes. Add lots of ice cubes.
Tear some mint leaves and garnish Kokum sharbat with it. enjoy spicy kokum sharbat.
Recipe card :
- Kokum Concentrate- 6 big spoons ( less or more as per your taste)
- 1 green Chilli chopped for extra zing
- Coriander-1 tbsp chopped
- Ice cubes few
- Red Chilli flakes ½ tsp
- Mint leaves to garnish
- Water- 2 glasses
- Ginger- small piece (chopped)
- Garlic cloves- 2 chopped
- Kokum pieces to garnish
- Pour water in a jar, add kokum concentrate.
- Now add chopped Garlic, Ginger and chopped green chilli. Keep this in fridge to cool.
- This resting process will allow spices to get infused in kokum sharbat.
- Once it's chilled, remove from the fridge and strain it.
- Now pour into glasses and add chopped fresh coriander leaves.
- Sprinkle some red chilli flakes. Add lots of ice cubes.
- Tear some mint leaves and garnish Kokum sharbat with it. Enjoy spicy kokum sharbat.
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