Kokum rasam/Punarpuli saaru

 Kokum rasam/Punarpuli saaru - ಪುನರ್ಪುಳಿ ಸಾರು  


Kokum- 4-5 (dried or fresh)
Green chilly-1
Ginger- One small piece
Jaggery- Small lemon sized
Rasam powder- 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Red chilly- 1
Mustard- 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves- 1 strand
Ghee/Oil- 1 tblsp


1. Boil kokum in 1 ltr water for about 10 min. If you are using dried kokum; soak it in water for about 30 min before boiling.

2.Add chopped green chilly, crushed ginger, jaggery, rasam powder, salt and boil further for few more min.

3. Heat ghee in a pan and tamper with red chilly, mustard seeds & curry leaves.
Kokum rasam/Punarpuli saaru

Nutritional and health benefits:

  • Kokum is one of the best natural coolant for our body.
  • As per ayurveda kokum is good in reducing pitta dosha.
  • Kokum helps in digestion.
  • Kokum is rich in vitamin C, and is an anti oxidant.

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