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83 dry coconut recipes

Last Updated : Oct 08,2022

सूखा नारियल रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (dry coconut recipes in Hindi)
સૂકું નાળિયેર (કોપરૂ) રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (dry coconut recipes in Gujarati)

80 dry coconut, kopra recipes | recipes using dry coconut, kopra | Indian dry coconut recipes |

80 dry coconut, kopra recipes | recipes using dry coconut, kopra | Indian dry coconut recipes. We have split up recipes using dry coconut into Indian gravies, chutney using dry coconut, Indian sabzis using dry coconut, Maharashtrain recipes using dry coconut and one dish Indian recipes using dry coconut. So we have so many uses of dry coconut for you. Lets get making some exciting recipes using dry coconut today !

Coconut ThuvayalCoconut Thuvayal

Indian daily sabzi using dry coconut

Sabzis tastes really good with dry coconut, as it gives a very nice nutty taste. Try these sabzis for  an amazing taste to serve your family.. 

1. Mirchi Ka Salan an Indian curry of Bhavnagri chillies, flavoured with a rich paste of roasted peanuts, coconut, sesame seeds and red chillies. 

Mirchi Ka SalanMirchi Ka Salan

2. Lahori Aloo the use of khus-khus and dry coconut in the masala and milk in the gravy are sure to satisfy your palate.

Lahori AlooLahori Aloo

3. Potatoes and Tomatoes Stuffed with A Coconut-based Paste unique dish is made by stuffing potatoes and tomatoes with a flavourful paste of coconut, onions and garlic perked up with an assortment of spices.

 Potatoes and Tomatoes Stuffed with A Coconut-based Paste Potatoes and Tomatoes Stuffed with A Coconut-based Paste

4. Panchamrut  a dish with a holy connotation, in the sense that it is offered to God during most pujas.


Indian Chutney and masala using dry coconut  

Who said chutney and masala can be only made with wet coconut. Here are few recipes using dry coconut, where you can make these and store it for few days as well. 

1. Dry Garlic Chutney a famous condiment from Maharashtra, it is also known as Lahsun khobra chutney.

Dry Garlic Chutney
Dry Garlic Chutney

2. Basic Malvani Gravy malvani food features a lot of onion-based curries and malvani paste/masala, which is a special blend of spices that lends the cuisine its distinctive taste.

 Basic Malvani Gravy
Basic Malvani Gravy

3. Homemade Dabeli Masala Powder although readily available in stores, are best made at home because they have a better aroma and flavour compared to those made commercially in bulk.

 Homemade Dabeli Masala Powder
Homemade Dabeli Masala Powder

4. Goda Masala used in several traditional Maharashtrian dishes, to give a tongue-tickling flavour and appetizing aroma.

Goda MasalaGoda Masala

5. Curry Leaves Chutney Powder handy on days when you do not have time to prepare chutney or Sambhar to accompany your Idlis and dosas.

 Curry Leaves Chutney Powder
Curry Leaves Chutney Powder

Indian gravies using dry coconut

Wow.. these reciopes are so so good.. dry coconut used in these recipes releases its own oil and gives an amazing nutty taste to the gravy, all the gravy goes well with Indian breads. 

1. Khandeshi Dal dals are cooked with a spicy paste made of onions, dry coconut, chillies, pepper and more spices.

Khandeshi DalKhandeshi Dal

2. Spicy Potato a fiery combination of spices, dominated by the exclusive taste of poppy seeds, cumin seeds and dry coconut.

Spicy PotatoSpicy Potato

3. Panchras Dal an ideal recipe for a traditional celebration at home. Toovar dal is pressure-cooked and blended with an assortment of vegetables. 

 Panchras Dal
Panchras Dal

4. Batata Tomato Rassa Bhaji a traditional Maharashtrian favourite, the Bhaji revolves around an intense paste of assorted spices, onions and coconut, which makes it super-tasty!

Batata Tomato Rassa BhajiBatata Tomato Rassa Bhaji

One meal recipes using dry coconut

so satisfying these recipes are.. one meal dishes best when you have less time to cook too many dishes. These recipes would be your life savers.

1. Tendli Bhaat  a real spicy preparation of rice and tendi, which totally masks the sober nature of tendli transforming it into an exciting ingredient that will be loved by all.

Tendli Bhaat, Microwave Recipe

Tendli Bhaat, Microwave Recipe

2. Misal Pav  scrumptious cocktail of savouries and sprouts! 

Misal-PavMisal Pav

3. Chana Dal and Coconut Puranpoli a traditional maharashtrian dish, and variants of it are made all over the country. It is a wholesome and delicious snack made of chana dal and coconut.

 Chana Dal and Coconut Puranpoli
 Chana Dal and Coconut Puranpoli

4. Vangi Bath one such traditional Maharashtrian dish with an appetising aroma and rich taste.

Vangi BhaatVangi Bhaat

Maharashtrian recipes using dry coconut

Highest amount of dry coconut used is in this region, they have maximum of the recipes which uses dry coconut and takes the dishes to another level. Try out these recipes to experience it.

1. Vegetable Kolhapuri a traditional vegetable dish prepared in Maharashtrian style.

Vegetable KolhapuriVegetable Kolhapuri

2. Sukhi Lehsun Chutney who love garlic in any form, this chutney would do wonders to any recipe.

 Sukhi Lehsun Chutney ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes ) Sukhi Lehsun Chutney

3. Malvani Chana Masala there is the malvani masala, which is so aromatic and flavourful because all the ingredients are toasted before grinding. 

Malvani Chana MasalaMalvani Chana Masala

4. Katachi Amti a tongue-tickling preparation of chana dal, which combines sweet and savoury flavours.

Katachi AmtiKatachi Amti

5. Maharashtrian Papdi and Moong Dal Vadi Subzi Vidharbi recipe that is best enjoyed with chapatis. An interesting combination of valor papdi and moong dal vadi is cooked with a tongue-tickling masala.

 Maharashtrian Papdi and Moong Dal Vadi Subzi Maharashtrian Papdi and Moong Dal Vadi Subzi

6. Methi Chi Patal Bhaji wonderful blend of textures and flavours, which is sure to make your taste buds yearn for more.

Methi Chi Patal BhajiMethi Chi Patal Bhaji

Indian snacks using dry coconut

Satisfying delicious snack recipe, which can be easily prepared at home, store it in a jar and relish for more few days.

1. Karanji Recipe a delightful treat of deep-fried plain flour shells loaded with a sweet and succulent filling of coconut, semolina, spices and nuts. 

Karanji RecipeKaranji Recipe

2. Sabudana Chivda one such recipe that can be had during Navratri and other fasting days too.

Sabudana Chivda Recipe, Jar SnackSabudana Chivda Recipe, Jar Snack

3. Peanut Butter Coconut Balls healthy as they are rich in protein and good fat. It can also be enjoyed as a dessert by weight-watchers.

 Peanut Butter Coconut Balls, Healthy Dessert for Weight Loss Peanut Butter Coconut Balls, Healthy Dessert for Weight Loss

4. Jada Poha Chivda a mix of sweet, salty and nutty flavours, and a wondrous blend of textures, the Chivda is sure to appeal to young and old alike.

 Jada Poha Chivda, Jar SnackJada Poha Chivda, Jar Snack

5. Mini Bhakarwadi which has an interesting spiral shape with alternate layers of masala and dough. 

 Mini BhakarwadiMini Bhakarwadi

6. Jowar Dhani Popcorn with Coconut and Peanuts puffs popcorn and much healthier than the tradition popcorn. Made from simple ingredients like jowar puffs, peanuts, dry coconut, coconut oil.

Jowar Dhani Popcorn with Coconut and PeanutsJowar Dhani Popcorn with Coconut and Peanuts

7. Churma Ladoo convenient to serve and richer in flavour, here we present the famous churma in ladoo form!

Churma-LadooChurma Ladoo

Health benefits of dry coconut, kopra

The coconut has saturated fats but most of it is MCT (Medium Chain Triglycerides) which promote weight loss. The high fibre content 13.6 gm (45.3% of RDA) along with high lauric acid content of coconut improves cholesterol levels in the body. Improving the action of insulin secretion and lowering the raised blood sugar levels is yet another benefit of coconut for Diabetics. See here for 10 amazing benefits of coconut.  

Enjoy our 80 dry coconut, kopra recipes | recipes using dry coconut, kopra | Indian dry coconut recipes.

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Mirchi Ka Salan ( Hyderabadi Style)
Recipe# 268
24 Nov 20

 by Tarla Dalal
mirchi ka salan recipe | Hyderabadi mirchi ka salan | healthy mirchi ka salan | with amazing 28 images. Hyderabadi mirchi ka salan is an Indian curry of Bhavnagri chillies, flavoured with ....
Dry Garlic Chutney
Recipe# 2860
10 Jun 21

 by Tarla Dalal
dry garlic chutney recipe | sukha lehsun chutney | vada pav chutney | Maharashtrian style dry garlic chutney | with 17 amazing images. dry garlic chutney recipe i ....
Vegetable Kolhapuri, Maharashtrain Vegetable Kolhapuri
Recipe# 4382
24 Aug 21

 by Tarla Dalal
veg Kolhapuri recipe | vegetable Kolhapuri | veg kolhapuri restaurant style | Maharashtrian vegetable Kolhapuri is a famous sabzi which features on most restaurant menus. Learn how to make ....
Tomato Rice( South Indian Recipes )
Recipe# 32889
13 Jul 22

 by Tarla Dalal
This spicy and tangy rice preparation is ideal for packing in a lunch box, and sure to be enjoyed by young and old alike. Enjoy it hot and fresh with papads or pack it with a katori of coconut pachadi; either way it will taste just as appealing, as it combines an assortment of ingredients that compl ....
Churma Ladoo
Recipe# 2045
07 Sep 22

 by Tarla Dalal
churma ladoo recipe | Rajasthani churma ladoo | atta churma ladoo | with 23 amazing images. churma ladoo recipe is an Rajasthani churma ladoo and also called
Baghara Tamatar
Recipe# 22517
21 Jan 12

 by Tarla Dalal
Baghara Tamatar, cooked in the microwave this recipe is extremely simple and quick to make, just perfect when you are too lazy to cook or are short of other vegetables. This subzi is made with a combination of chopped tomatoes and tomato pulp and tempered with a wide assortment of seeds and spice ....
Sukhi Lehsun Chutney ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
Recipe# 33381
10 Jul 23

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
For all who love garlic in any form, this chutney would do wonders to any recipe.
Farali Idli Sambar
Recipe# 32542
17 Aug 22

 by Tarla Dalal
farali idli sambar recipe | vrat sambar | navratri, vrat idli chutney | fasting idli sambar | farali idli sambar is a treat you should not miss on indulging durin ....
Curry Leaves Chutney Powder
Recipe# 1660
04 Aug 21

by Tarla Dalal
curry leaves powder | curry leaves chutney powder | South-Indian curry leaves chutney powder | karibevu chutney powder | Kari bevu chutney pudi |
Bisi Bele Bhaat
Recipe# 32894
27 Dec 21

 by Tarla Dalal
This traditional spicy rice dish from karnataka is quite addictive – served piping hot topped with lots of ghee and accompanied by fried papads and a cool raita, it is almost impossible to say no to! improvise by adding field beans, peas, kidney beans or other legumes along with the vegetables, for ....
Gond Ke Ladoo, Dinkache Ladoo
Recipe# 3909
18 Apr 22

by Tarla Dalal
gond ke ladoo recipe | dinkache ladoo | Rajashthani gaund ke laddu | with 42 amazing images. gond ke ladoo recipe | dinkache ladoo | Rajashtha ....
Masala Bharwan Karela
Recipe# 30883
27 Jul 23

 by Tarla Dalal
masala bharwa karela recipe | stuffed bitter gourd | chatpata bharwa karela | with 39 amazing images. masala bharwan karela is a popular stuffed bitter gourd recipe from the North Indian Cu ....
Chutney Podi, Thengai Powder, Chutney Powder
Recipe# 32874
29 Aug 22

 by Tarla Dalal
chutney podi recipe | Thengai powder | chutney podi with coconut | with 30 amazing images. chutney podi recipe is known as Thengai podi. Podi means powder in Mal ....
Papad Poha, Diwali Jar Snack
Recipe# 2884
28 Feb 23

by Tarla Dalal
papad poha recipe | Diwali jar snack | quick Gujarati papad poha chivda | roasted papad poha (roasted flat rice flakes with papad) | papad poha is a crunchy jar s ....
Tendli Bhaat, Maharashtrian Tendli Bhaat, Ivy Gourd Rice
Recipe# 1967
11 Nov 22

 by Tarla Dalal
tendli bhaat recipe | Maharashtrian tendli bhaat | ivy gourd rice | with amazing 33 images. tendli bhaat recipe is a real spicy preparation of rice and tendi, which totally masks the sober ....
Lahori Aloo, Aloo Curry
Recipe# 1060
23 Aug 21

by Tarla Dalal
Lahori aloo recipe | veg Lahori aloo | Lahori aloo curry | with 63 amazing images. Lahori aloo recipe | veg Lahori aloo | Lahori aloo curry
Maharashtrian Panchamrut, Panchamrut Sweet and Sour
Recipe# 4381
12 May 21

 by Tarla Dalal
Maharashtrian panchamrut recipe | panchamrut sweet and sour | spicy panchamrut | how to make panchamrut | with 16 amazing images. Maharashtrian panchamrut recipe ....
Mukhwas ( Kankari Ajwain)
Recipe# 2948
20 Aug 11

by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Almonds and gaund are foods that help to increase the production of milk. This mixture is traditionally made for lactating mothers and is supposed to be had once or twice a day to help relieve you from digestive problems like gas or flatulence. All the ingredients have therapeutic properties and ....
Masala Bhaat, Microwave Maharashtrian Masala Bhaat
Recipe# 2774
14 Nov 11

 by Tarla Dalal
This Maharashtrian recipe of rice, tendli and peas, simmered with spices makes a great meal by itself.
Khandeshi Dal
Recipe# 4792
16 Jul 12

 by Tarla Dalal
Organize an outdoor lunch -dish up hot Bajra Roti and serve with khandeshi dal-they make an amazing pair. Moong, masoor, toovar and urad dals are cooked with a spicy paste made of onions, dry coconut, chillies, pepper and more. A ....
Basic Malvani Gravy, Maharashtrian Gravy
Recipe# 33498
09 Apr 22

 by Tarla Dalal
basic Malvani gravy recipe | Malvani basic gravy | how to make basic Malvani gravy | Maharashtrian gravy | with 39 amazing images. basic Malvani gravy recipe |
Tendli Bhaat ( Jain Recipe)
Recipe# 7554
21 Nov 07

by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Ripe green tendlis, long grains of rice and aromatic spices cooked to perfection in a maharashtrian style. This dish is almost sure to leave the diners asking for more!
Ellu Podi
Recipe# 32872
28 Jun 21

 by Tarla Dalal
Peep into any south indian larder, and you are likely to find a good stock of ‘podis’ or dry spice-dal blends that can be served as side dishes or even mixed with rice and served, for a simple main course meal. Here is a healthy powder made with sesame seeds that can be mixed with rice and til oil a ....
Tendli Bhaat ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )
Recipe# 33042
20 Aug 09

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Tendli bhaat, nutritious tendli comes together with spicy rice for a delicious change from the usual rice and dal. I have reduced the quantity of coconut to retain the flavour of the original while keeping the dish low-cal. Serve it with low-fat curds to mellow the spices and make for a wholesome me ....
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dry coconut
 on 13 Oct 22 09:53 AM

All Recipes are excellent. I tried many and found them very tasty. Hats Off !!!
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Tarla Dalal    Thankyou for your feedback. Keep watching and reviewing on the recipes you love.
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13 Oct 22 10:44 AM