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11 coconut milk powder recipes

Last Updated : Mar 06,2024

नारियल के दूध का पाउडर रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (coconut milk powder recipes in Hindi)
નાળિયેરનું દૂધ રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (coconut milk powder recipes in Gujarati)

coconut milk powder recipes | Indian recipes using coconut milk powder | 

The Convenient Charm of Coconut Milk Powder: A Note on Indian Recipes

Coconut milk powder, a shelf-stable alternative to fresh coconut milk, has become a popular ingredient in Indian kitchens. Here's how it enhances various dishes:

Convenience and Storage:

  • Long Shelf Life: Unlike fresh coconut milk, which requires refrigeration and has a shorter shelf life, coconut milk powder can be stored for months at room temperature, making it a convenient pantry staple.
  • No Spoilage Worries: Say goodbye to the worry of fresh coconut milk turning sour! Powdered coconut milk eliminates spoilage concerns, perfect for occasional cooks or those who don't use it frequently.
  • Easy Transport and Measurement: Unlike bulky cans, coconut milk powder is lightweight and compact, making it easier to transport and store in smaller kitchens. Precise measurement is also simpler with powder.

Flavorful Applications:

  • Curries and Stews: Coconut milk powder is a fantastic substitute for fresh coconut milk in various curries and stews. Dishes like South Indian sambar or Thai curries can be recreated with ease.
  • Rice Dishes: Adding a touch of coconut milk powder to fragrant rice dishes like biryani or pulao infuses them with a subtle coconut aroma and creamy texture, mimicking the effect of fresh coconut milk.
  • Soups and Sauces: Coconut milk powder brings a touch of tropical sweetness and creaminess to soups and sauces, adding depth and complexity to dishes like Thai curries or Indian fish curries.
  • Marinades: Marinades for meats or vegetables can benefit from the subtle sweetness and creamy texture imparted by coconut milk powder.

Beyond the Basics:

  • Baked Goods: Experiment with coconut milk powder in baked goods like cakes, muffins, or cookies for a hint of coconut flavor and a moist texture.
  • Smoothies and Beverages: For a tropical twist, add a spoonful of coconut milk powder to smoothies or hot beverages like coffee or tea.

Important Considerations:

  • Flavor Profile: While convenient, coconut milk powder might not perfectly replicate the fresh flavor of coconut milk. It can have a slightly different sweetness and aroma.
  • Adjusting Consistency: Coconut milk powder requires rehydration with water to achieve the desired consistency. Recipes might need adjustments compared to using fresh coconut milk.

Overall, coconut milk powder offers a convenient and versatile way to incorporate the deliciousness of coconut milk into various Indian dishes. Its ease of use, storage benefits, and ability to enhance flavor profiles make it a valuable addition to the modern Indian kitchen.

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Thai Green Kodri,  Diabetic Friendly Recipe
Recipe# 33671
20 Aug 08

 by Tarla Dalal
Along with Lemon Grass Spicy Vegetables , this makes a lunch one would give an arm and a leg for! Kodri takes longer to cook than rice, but it will be worth all the effort if cooked corr ....
Spinach and Baby Corn Soup (  Cooking Under 10 Minutes)
Recipe# 1725
21 Feb 12

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
While most people use baby corn commonly in snacks and subzis, they forget how well it fits into soups too. Spinach and baby corn soup features a nutritious combination of spinach, baby corn and onions cooked with ample milk too. This soup should have a rough texture, so work the blender for just ½ ....
Lemon Grass Spicy Vegetables, Healthy Diabetic Recipe
Recipe# 32510
05 Aug 23

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Crunchy, healthy veggies in a spicy lemongrass flavoured gravy, the goodness of this dish is further enhanced by the presence of low-cal, iron-rich, fibrous tofu. While freshly-made paste has an unbeatable charm of its own, you can also make it in advance and store, to make this dish quicker. ....
Thai Green Stir-fry Rice
Recipe# 22664
06 Mar 13

by Tarla Dalal
Coconut milk powder and green curry paste make this recipe truly unique. Also try other Thai rice recipes like Thai Pineapple Rice or Babycorn and M ....
Non- Alcoholic Tropical Pineapple and Orange Drink with Coconut
Recipe# 32487
27 Jun 17

 by Tarla Dalal
In any party, it is a must to include some snazzy drinks for the teetotallers too, so that they do not feel left out. The Non-Alcoholic Tropical Pineapple and Orange Drink with Coconut is one such option. However, the risk is that it is so incredibly tasty, everybody will want this and only this ....
Thai Sub Sandwich
Recipe# 41382
17 Aug 20

 by Tarla Dalal
If you like your sandwich creamy and luscious, then you will fall head over heels in love with this Thai Sub Sandwich. The filling for this sandwich is quite innovative, and has a clear Thai character. It is basically made of veggies ....
Thai Pani Puri, Mixed Vegetables in Coconut Sauce Served with Puris
Recipe# 40895
21 Nov 20

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Thai pani puri recipe | Indo-Thai pani puri | mixed vegetables in coconut sauce served with puris | with 17 amazing images. So, here is an innovative Thai Pani Puri, where the traditional ....
Recipe# 37969
02 Mar 13

by damyantiben
It can be served as a fruit salad or as a dip with cookies or as a topping for ice creams or in a trifle or as an icing for pineapple or vanilla cake. Keep the consistency as per requirement.
Recipe# 41624
30 Mar 17

No reviews
This Pudding is best served chilled with hot toppings. Instead of chilling the pudding can be served hot with hot topping, it tastes equally good. It is quick and easy to prepare and is sure to be a family favourite and a hit at any party or get-together.Chilled or hot this dessert tastes excellent.
Recipe# 37726
11 Aug 15

 by Nandini Mitra
No reviews
An easy fruity breakfast or may be a dessert! Watch your strawberries transform into a scrumptious sweet delight as you roast them in the oven. When served, stuffed in coconut flavoured rice flour pancakes with custard they taste just heavenly. If you wish you can serve with vanilla ice cream.
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