Whole pieces of a sour dried mangosteen fruit. Kokum is used in some Southern
Indian states in a similar way to tamarind
uses: Add a piece of kokum to
a fish curry or any vegetable dish particularly those cooked with coconut
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recipe kits: sri lankan coconut curry
Whole pieces of a sour dried mangosteen fruit. Kokum is used in some Southern Indian states in a similar way to tamarind where the sour, fruity and almost salty flavour adds depth and a lift to all the other flavours. The whole pieces of kokum are added during cooking and removed just before serving.
Its cooling properties can help bring down fevers and allergic reactions. Also rich in antioxidants and aids digestion.
Add a couple of whole pieces of kokum to: