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kokum

(ˈkəʊkəm)
n
1. (Plants) a tropical evergreen tree from India, Garcinia indica, that produces fruit which is dark purple when ripe containing large seeds from which an important edible fat is obtained
2. (Plants) the fruit of this tree, which has a dark purple rind when ripe and is often sold sun-dried and used in Indian cookery for its sweet and sour flavour
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The kokum granite (mint tea sphere with roasted black grapes) palette cleanser was much needed for the grand finale.
There's a hint of sweetness too, from kokum. I know this because the staff know this.
A good moisturising agent usually consists of natural ingredients such as coconut, kokum, rice, and aloe vera, among others.
[USPRwire, Wed Nov 14 2018] The kokum butter is extracted by refining the Kokum kernels using chemical processes of neutralization, bleaching and deodorization.
[ClickPress, Mon Oct 01 2018] The kokum butter is extracted by refining the Kokum kernels using chemical processes of neutralization, bleaching and deodorization.
The stores will also stock Konkan specialities like masalas, kokum concentrate, cashewnuts etc.
He was very fond of amti, a thin spicy dal made with a handful of the sour kokum. Once the kokum imported from the coast did not reach the king's kitchen.
At 5 per cent concentration garlic bulb extract and turmeric rhizome extract recorded highest inhibition (100%) followed by kokum fruit extract (65.00%) and neem seed kernel extract (45.66%).
Soak the kokum petals in a cup of warm water for 1-2 hours.
Following the teachings of his kokum (grandmother), Kyle refuses to leave Jared on his own, despite her dire warnings about the hill.
Jared insists on hiking up the highest hill, searching for cell service, and Kyle reluctantly follows; his kokum has always forbidden him to go near it.