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Nothing better than Indian style homemade coconut milk with it's soothing flavour, pleasing aroma and rich mouth-feel which have a knack of warming the soul! This wonderful coconut milk is used often in South Indian recipes, especially in Kerala. It is also a common ingredient in Thai cooking.
However, the use of Indian style homemade coconut milk extends beyond being merely an ingredient. Slightly sweetened coconut milk is an all-time favourite accompaniment for Appam and Idiyappam. It is poured over the spongy Aapam and allowed to soak for a few seconds, after which the dish is enjoyed as such or with a spicy curry.
Though, coconut milk and coconut milk powder are easily available in the market yet homemade coconut milk is healthy and more hygienic. I prefer making coconut milk at home when I am making any Thai or South Indian dishes that use coconut milk.
how to make coconut milk is very simple and quick, all you need to do is grate fresh coconut and transfer to a mixer jar. Further, add warm water which will help coconut soften. Blend it very well. Next, place a muslin cloth on a deep bowl. Strain the blended coconut milk through the damp muslin cloth and squeeze it using hands. Store coconut milk in an air-tight container in the refrigerator and use as required.
homemade coconut milk is made from just freshly grated coconut and water and hence is a healthy coconut milk. Coconut milk contains some amount of potassium which is beneficial for those with high blood pressure. The lauric acid present in coconut milk has a positive effect on cholesterol levels improves heart health too.
Mildly-sweetened Coconut Milk is also enjoyed as a beverage at times, as it has a soothing and healing effect on our body – to the extent that it can cure mouth ulcers. Coconut Milk can be stored for two days in the fridge, in a dry and airtight container.
Enjoy how to make coconut milk | Indian style homemade coconut milk | healthy coconut milk | recipe with detailed step by step pictures and video below.
- Combine the coconut and 1 cup of warm water in a mixer and blend till smooth.
- Strain on a damp muslin cloth in a deep bowl and squeeze it with your hands.
- Store the homemade coconut milk in an air-tight container in the refrigerator and use as required.
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