Kokum also known as Sol or Amsol is a fruit popular in coastal Karnataka and Goa.
Rasam, Curry, sherbet, Sol kadi, chatni and a lot more can be prepared from this.
Kokum is a healthier option can be be alternatively used in recipes using tamarind if you are looking for healthy cooking options.
Sol is available both in wet and dry forms.
Maroon or nearly purple colour is rendered to foods where this ingredient is used.
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