Coconut Milk is loaded with nutritional benefits. Its rich in potassium, magnesium, iron and fiber. And its widely used in curries and gravies in India. Even in lot of desserts and sweets in India. So try this easy homemade coconut milk.
Coconut milk is very easy to make, however there are lot of canned milk in the market. But homemade is highly nutritious since its fresh. Sky is the limit to use the coconut milk.
In Paleo diet, coconut milk is made fresh and had as daily breakfast either with chia seeds or any nut butters. Its low in carbohydrate, and high in fat. It can used to make smoothies and low carb shakes. Since its naturally sweet, the artificial sweetener is not necessary.
For thick coconut milk, just after grinding, leave it undisturbed or place it refrigerator for a while. Thick milk will settle as top layer, use it for shakes and discard the remaining water.
Remaining coconut waste after straining the coconut milk can be used to make Coconut Flour. Coconut flour is used mainly to make low carb recipes.
- 1 c Coconut sherds
- 1 c Water
- Grind coconut sherds with water in mixer and strain with a fine sieve or use a muslin cloth.
- The white liquid is coconut milk. Use it for make shakes and desserts. Don't throw the coconut meat, make coconut flour and use in various recipes.