Fresh Coconut Milk Recipe

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Fresh Coconut Milk
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  • 1 quart of lukewarm water


  1. Pierce 2 of the eyes in the top of each coconut and drain off the coconut water.
  2. Crack open the nuts; remove and grate the flesh.
  3. Place the grated coconut in a bowl with 1-cup water.
  4. Leave to stand for 30 minutes, then gradually blend the mixture in a blender and strain it through a fine sieve to obtain thick coconut milk.
  5. Add the remaining water to the sieved coconut and allow to stand for another 30 minutes.
  6. Blend and sieve as before to obtain thin coconut milk.
  7. Thin coconut milk can be used as the liquid when steaming vegetables.
  8. The thick coconut milk is poured over the vegetables the last couple of minutes of cooking time to warm it before the dish is served.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 175.67 Kcal (735 kJ)
Calories from fat 147.39 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.38g 25%
Sodium 9.93mg 0%
Potassium 176.67mg 4%
Total Carbs 7.44g 2%
Sugars 2.98g 12%
Dietary Fiber 4.47g 18%
Protein 1.49g 3%
Vitamin C 1.5mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Calcium 6.9mg 1%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 354 Kcal (1482 kJ)
Calories from fat 297 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 33g 25%
Sodium 20mg 0%
Potassium 356mg 4%
Total Carbs 15g 2%
Sugars 6g 12%
Dietary Fiber 9g 18%
Protein 3g 3%
Vitamin C 3mg 2%
Iron 2mg 6%
Calcium 14mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 4.1
  • 5

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium,
  • cholesterol free,
  • high fiber

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