Sep 4, 2013

How to make Coconut Milk at Home / Homemade Coconut Milk / Thengai Paal


Coconut Milk is the base of many of the southindian cooking. Most of my recipes uses first extract and second extract of coconut milk. I have been getting lots of mails from my viewers to post homemade coconut milk recipe. I dont know why i didn't post this till now, because i have been using coconut milk in my cooking often. So here you go to the recipe..Watch out for more coconut milk based recipes..



Preparation Time : 10 mins
Makes : 1 cup of Thick coconut Milk & 1.5 cup of Thin Coconut Milk

Ingredients:

Freshly Grated Coconut - 2 cups
Water - 1.5 cup

Method:

Take a good blender, add the coconut in it and blend them. Add in 1/2 cup of water slowly so it gets blended properly and finely.

Now pour this coconut mixture through a sieve. Press it with a spoon so the coconut milk gets collected in  a bowl.Press hard to extract as much milk as possible. This is the first coconut milk which is thick and creamier.

Now add the remaining coconut pulp in the blender and add in 1 cup of water and blend again.

Pass this through a sieve again and let it strain. Press to remove as much milk as possible. This is the second coconut milk which is little thin.

You can stop at this point or go ahead and extract third coconut milk if needed.

Use this in your favorite recipes..

Pictorial:
You need fresh coconut


Add it to blender


grind them first


add some water


make into a smooth paste


line a bowl with a sieve


add the coconut puree in this


press with a spoon


all milk is extracted


first coconut milk
add the remaining coconut in blender again


add some more water


puree again


pass through sieve


press again


all milk extracted


second coconut milk


Use in your favorite recipes



13 comments:

  1. so useful, especially with the step by step pics. now i will be able to do it correctly.thanks!

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  2. The pictorial display is really very good and helpful. ...

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  3. Wao...its cheap at home

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  4. What to do with remaining coconut in chalni..

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  5. @AnonymousYou have extracted all the milk, now there is no taste flavour in that coconut. You can throw it away.

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  6. How to store this coconut milk for Further use.

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  7. @preethiu cannot store this for long time use.

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  8. Hey, can you please clarify is the fresh coconut used is the one with dark brown cover?

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  9. Shall we cook this in normal kadai instead of aapam chatti

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  10. @Anonymousu can make appam in normal dosa tawa. cover with a lid.

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