Futi Kadi Recipe
Futi Kadi or Phuti Kadi is a kokum kadi made with the combination of kokum and water.
Futi Kadi or Phuti Kadi is a kokum kadi made with the combination of kokum and water. Since, no coconut milk is added to this kadi, it is called futi. You can call this as sol kadi without coconut milk. This drink is very good for digestion. Normally Goans have sol kadi with coconut milk or this futi kadi at the end of a meal just like how in South India people have curds. This kadi is also a very good summer drink as kokum is a body cooler. You can make it in the morning, refrigerate it and keep on sipping it throughout the day. Green chilies are added to the kadi to enhance the flavour, but most people discard it while drinking.
You can also try other recipes in which Kokum is used, such as
- 2 cups Lukewarm Water
- 10 Kokum (Malabar Tamarind)
- 2 tablespoons Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped
- 1/4 inch Asafoetida (hing)
- 1 Green Chilli , slit and chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon Sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon Salt
How to make Futi Kadi Recipe
To begin with the Futi Kadi recipe, take the kokum petals in a plate and sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon salt on it.
Now soak these kokum petals in warm water for 30 minutes in a mixing bowl. After 30 minutes, add the other ingredients and stir well.
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