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How to make Coconut Milk at Home in Easy Steps

Coconut Milk is a option to replace cow milk and is a vegan diabetes-friendly option.
The health benefits of consuming coconut milk are widely ranging from Controlling Diabetes, Weight-loss to improving digestion and Heart Health. The ease with which it can be prepared makes it even better.

Ingredients-

  • 1 Cup Mature (Brown)Coconut – Freshly grated and Tightly packed *Make sure the coconut is not the green one which is used for drinking
  • 200ml Hot water [not boiling]
  • 100ml Normal temperature water for thin Milk

Steps-

  1. In a bowl add grated coconut and pour the same quantity of hot water over it. Allow it to sit for 10 mins.
  2. Once lukewarm, blend thoroughly in a mixer(using pulse method) by adding half water. Then add remaining water and blend again.
  3. Sieve this through a muslin Cloth or a strainer and put aside the fiber left. This step will yield thick milk.
  4. if you want think milk, add the remaining normal temperature water.
  5. Optional step- You could also do a second extraction by blending the discarded fiber again with 100 ml warm water and it would yield thin milk.

Usage-

  1. The left over fiber can be used in muesli, or cereals.
  2. Shelf life is of 2 days only.
  3. This milk can be used in desserts, soups, curries and smoothies

Recipe Courtesy- Kim Cooking classes by Shanu Sharma
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