Native to the Western Ghats, Kokum is a power-packed fruit. It is rich in antioxidants and fibre and low in calories. It is also said to have liver-protective properties.
With the additional benefit of being rich in vitamin C, manganese, magnesium and potassium, kokum can help you digest food better, beat body heat, fight allergies and improve cell regeneration, these are just a few reasons why you should consume kokum. Sun-dried Kokum is generally used in cuisines across Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat and Kerala for the tart flavour that it imparts to the dish.
Weight Management - Kokum contains a compound called HCA (Hydroxycitric acid) which acts as an appetite suppressant. Also, high fibre presence also helps in weight loss.
Immunity Booster - Many components of this fruit are blessed with anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties, making this fruit a vital player, in handling many bacterial and viral infections.
Natural Coolant for our Body - Kokam fruit is a natural coolant and a glass of kokam juice gives us immense relief from the scorching heat in summers.
Dried Kokum Sharbat
Dried Kokum Sharbat or Kokum Sherbat is a popular sweet and tangy sherbet prepared with kokum. Healthy, refreshing and delicious!
Kokum Rasam is a deliciously tangy, sweet and spicy dish, a southern Indian delicacy that leaves you wanting for more. The spiciness from chillies and tanginess of kokum, mildly sweetened with jaggery gives this rasam a refreshing flavour.