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SO EASY TO MAKE COCONUT MILK FROM DESICCATED COCONUT
Monday, February 25, 2019

SO EASY TO MAKE COCONUT MILK FROM DESICCATED COCONUT

Numerous cooks use desiccated coconut for making milk. It's a lot simpler and quicker to prepare than grating fresh coconut. Put 2 cups desiccated coconut in a big bowl and pour over 2 1/2 cups hot water. Permit to cool to lukewarm, then knead firmly with the hand for a couple of minutes and strain via a fine strainer or a piece of muslin, squeezing out as a lot liquid as feasible. This ought to produce approximately 1 1/2 cups thick coconut milk.

 

Repeat the procedure using the exact same coconut and 2 1/2 cups much more hot water. This extract will yield approximately 2 cups of thin coconut milk.
Using a blender : With an electric blender you save time along with a lot of tough work. Put 2 cups desiccated coconut and 2 1/2 cups of hot water in blender container, cover and blend for about 30 seconds. Strain via a fine sieve or piece of muslin, squeezing out all of the moisture. Repeat the procedure using the exact same coconut and 2 1/2 cups much more of hot water.


Occasionally a richer milk is needed. For this, hot milk replaces the water and only the initial extract is utilized. Nevertheless, a second extract will yield a flavorful and reasonably rich grade of coconut milk that will be utilized in soups, curries or other dishes.

It is very easy to make coconut milk for your cake or curries from desiccated coconut. Other advantages are that desiccated coconut has a long shelf life with 2 years and a bag of desiccated coconut can be used for many times. It is easy to preserve.

 

 

 

 

 



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