How to make Coconut Milk

Learn how to make Coconut Milk at home with this easy to follow step by step recipe! And fair warning: You may never used the canned stuff ever again!

How to make Coconut Milk Recipe | DIY Homemade Coconut Milk written by Kavitha Ramaswamy of Foodomania.com     I apologize.

You weren’t supposed to see my pudgy, stout fingers. *Hides Face* Yes, those fingers are my bane of existence. Despite all those extra pounds in the wrong areas and a capsicum-like nose, I truly love all of me…. except these fingers! They just make me look …. weird! :-/ But, I really did like this concept of shooting Coconut Milk and didn’t find a suitable hand model at the time. So voila! Here you go — unveiling my hand for the world to see! 😛

But let’s focus on the Coconut Milk on my hand, shall we?
How to make Coconut Milk Recipe | DIY Homemade Coconut Milk written by Kavitha Ramaswamy of Foodomania.com It is a breeze to make! All you do is grate the coconut, grind and squeeze out it’s juice! Do it once – you’ve got thick milk. Dilute it with a bit of water and do it again – you’ve got thin coconut milk!

Coconut Milk – Printable Recipe

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How to make Coconut Milk
 
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Serves: 2 glasses
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Freshly Grated Coconut
  • ½ cup Water
  • Food Processor / Blender
Instructions
  1. Add the coconut to a blender with 2-3 tablespoons of water
  2. Grind for 1-2 minutes till you have a smooth paste.
  3. Pass it through a sieve to extract thick coconut milk
  4. Add the coconut pieces back to the blender and add remaining water.
  5. Blend it again for 1-2 minutes & pass through the sieve to get thin coconut milk
  6. You can milk both kinds to have a normal consistency milk. Else, store both separately and use as required
  7. Store in air tight container (bottle) in the refrigerator upto a week.

How to make Coconut Milk – Step by step Recipe

Grate the coconut. (If you buy pre- grated coconut and freeze it, microwave to bring it to normal room temperature)
How to make Coconut Milk Recipe | DIY Homemade Coconut Milk written by Kavitha Ramaswamy of Foodomania.com

Add it to a blender / food processor along with a splash of water
How to make Coconut Milk Recipe | DIY Homemade Coconut Milk written by Kavitha Ramaswamy of Foodomania.com

Grind for 1-2 minutes
How to make Coconut Milk Recipe | DIY Homemade Coconut Milk written by Kavitha Ramaswamy of Foodomania.com

Pass through a fine sieve
How to make Coconut Milk Recipe | DIY Homemade Coconut Milk written by Kavitha Ramaswamy of Foodomania.com

Store in clean air tight container in the fridge upto a week
How to make Coconut Milk Recipe | DIY Homemade Coconut Milk written by Kavitha Ramaswamy of Foodomania.com

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2 Comment

  1. Sam says: Reply

    Great tip! it is so easy to make coconut milk…

  2. Paro says: Reply

    really nice presentation!!! Loved the 1st pic! your hands are cute! 😀

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