How to make Cucumber, Mint and Kokum Popsicles -

The tang of the kokum and the refreshing flavours of cucumber and fresh mint marry well in these popsicles.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cucumber (खीरा), Kokum pulp (कोकम पल्प )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

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Cucumber, Mint and Kokum Popsicles

Cucumber, Mint and Kokum Popsicles Recipe Card

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 2.30-3 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Cucumber, Mint and Kokum Popsicles Recipe

  • Cucumber peeled 4 medium

  • Kokum pulp 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh mint leaves 7-8

  • Sugar ¾ cup

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Boil water in a non-stick pan, add some of the sugar and mix well. Cook till the sugar melts.

Step 2

Blend together cucumbers with some of the mint leaves till smooth.

Step 3

Transfer the puree into a bowl, add 4 tablespoons sugar syrup along with lemon juice and mix well. Add remaining mint leaves and mix well.

Step 4

Put kokum extract in another bowl, add some water and remaining sugar syrup.

Step 5

Fill only half of the 3 moulds with different cucumber mixture and remaining 3 moulds with kokum mixture and set in the freezer for an hour.

Step 6

Take out the popsicle moulds from the freezer and add cucumber mixture over the frozen kokum mixture and similarly repeat the procedure for remaining 3 moulds. Keep in the freezer till set.

Step 7

Remove from the moulds and serve chilled.

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