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This is what you’ll need

Dried kokum: 15 petals

Water: 1 1/2 cups

Cumin powder: 1/2tsp

Sugar: 3tsp

Hing: 1/4tsp

Salt to taste

Let’s get cooking

1. Boil the kokum along with water for around 3-4 minutes.

2. Remove from flame and add the cumin powder, sugar, salt and hing.

3. Strain and let the drink cool.

4. Serve chilled.

Approximate preparation and cooking time: 15 minutes

Serves: 2-3

Dietician’s Note

Kokum also known asĀ Garcinia indica has an ingredient called garcinol which has been found to have many benefits some of which include anti inflammatory, antioxidant and antibacterial properties.

Kokum is also said to be beneficial in weight reduction since it has an ingredient that supresses appetite.

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