Kokum is popularly known as Garcinia Indica available mostly in Asia and Africa.
In India it is mostly found in Maharashtra, Goa and South region. The fruit yields juice which is called as kokum juice which can be stored either in sweet form or as it is. Sweet can be used making kokum juice, sherbat etc. Sour form is used in making veg, non-veg curries. In Konkan this juice is popularly called as agal.
Dried or candied kokum pieces are also available and used in many preparations. In Konkan, sometimes it is used as a substitute for tamarind or lemon juice.
Coconut Milk is a common ingredient in many tropical and Asian cuisines for curries or other seasonings, meats, vegetables, garnishes, or desserts.
Solkadhi is a type of curry usually eaten with rice or sometimes drunk after the meals. A very healthy, refreshing spiced coconut milk, helps in digestion and it is consumed on regular basis in every household in Maharashtra, Goa and South region.