is well known fruit from the coconut
palm. Coconut is used in the desserts
throughout the India. In some parts
of South India, coconut is also used
extensively in many curry vegetables.
used in many ways in India. A fresh
coconut can be used to drink milk
from it as a soft drink. The grated
coconut can be used on dessert or
as a component to sauces. Coconut
can also be eaten raw. Coconut can
used to get coconut oil to substitute
as cooking oil or hair oil.
Coconut: A fresh coconut
will have lot of liquid inside thus
making it heavy.
Coconut: A coconut can be
either be open by strong force or
can be opened by piercing the `eyes',
draining off the liquid inside, heating
in a moderate oven for about half
hour and opening with a hard blow
from a hammer. Use a knife to release
meat from shell.
Coconut: Cut off the brown
skin and grate by hand grater or in
a food processor.
to make coconut milk out of grated
1 cup water
3/4 cup grated coconut
- Boil water. Turn
- Immediately add
grated coconut. Soak for two hour
- Blend and
strain off the liquid, i.e., coconut