Be it a lip-smacking Chinese platter or a plate loaded with scrumptious kebabs and chicken tikkas, sometimes the meal feels incomplete without a refreshing drink. Now there are a host of options when it comes to drinks. One can opt for a chilled glass of soft drink, iced tea, or some beer. Besides these, we have traditional beverages which are not only delicious but healthy too. Sol Kadhi is one of those desi drinks that can instantly give you a dose of energy and refreshment with a sip.
The pink-coloured summer cooler is usually consumed to beat the scorching heat, but this doesn't mean you can't enjoy it in cool weather. This is exactly what Vicky Kaushal is doing. The actor revealed in his Instagram Stories that a glass of ice-cold sol kadhi is what feeds his soul. Holding the drink in his hand, he wrote, “sol kadhi for the soul!”
Now, what is better than gulping down some freshly prepared sol kadhi at home? So, we have got you the recipe for the authentic sol kadhi.
How To Make Sol Kadhi At Home:
Kokum or aamsol – 6 to 8
Grated coconut – 1 cup
Hot water – 1 cup
Garlic – 2 cloves
Green chillies – 1 to 2
Now that you have arranged all the ingredients, follow the steps below to make sol kadhi:
Step – 1 Soak the kokum in 3/4th cup of water after adding heeng and salt to it. Then keep aside for 3-4 hours
Step – 2 Grind the grated coconut along with green chillies and garlic in a blender or mixer after adding some water
Step – 3 Squeeze the milk out of the thick paste and keep it aside
Step – 4 Add another 3/4th cup of water to the dry paste and run the mixer again for a minute. Now again extract the milk and add it to the original extract. Repeat the process several times
Step – 5 Remove kokum from the water and add the extracted coconut milk mixture to it to get a creamy pink sol kadhi
Step – 6 Let the sol kadhi rest for about an hour and then serve it chilled. You can also season it with coriander leaves