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Homemade desiccated coconut recipe | Dry coconut | Coconut powder recipe

Homemade desiccated coconut recipe | Dry coconut | Coconut powder with detailed step by step instructions with pictures and video recipe below. 

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What is Homemade desiccated coconut

Desiccated coconut is a dry coconut powder prepared using fresh coconut and is white in color. Fresh coconut can be shredded or grinded into small granules and dried well using sunlight or heat. Always many of them buy it from a store but it is easy to make at home within a few minutes. This dry coconut powder can be stored in the fridge for a few months. Desiccated coconut can be used to make many recipes like coconut ladoo, coconut barfi, coconut jaggery ladducoconut beetroot laddu and also in cakes, cookies etc. You can also check other sweet recipes like

Homemade desiccated coconut recipe

For desiccated coconut, first remove the shell of fresh coconut and pour out the coconut water. We want only the white part, so peel off the brown outer skin. Cut it into pieces and grind or shredded the coconut into small granules. Dry the coconut powder well using sunlight or heat. For heat use an oven or stove. Using a stove is an easy method and it can be done in a few minutes. Add coconut to a heavy bottom pan and saute well until it dries and no water content in it. You can also check other homemade recipes like

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Homemade desiccated coconut recipe | Dry coconut | Coconut powder

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Desiccated coconut is a dry coconut powder prepared using fresh coconut and is white in color. It is easy to make at home within a few minutes. This dry coconut powder can be stored in the fridge for a few months.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Homemade
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2
Calories 80 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Coconut
  • (fresh coconut)

Instructions

  • Take a coconut and remove the shell.
  • Peel off the brown outer skin. We want only the white part.
  • Cut the coconut into pieces.
  • In a mixer, add coconut pieces and grind them into slightly coarse granules.
  • In a heavy bottom pan, add grinded coconut and saute for a few minutes on a low flame.
  • After a few minutes, the moisture content of coconut evaporates and it becomes dry. Don’t change the color of the coconut.
  • Allow it to cool. Once cooled well, store it in an airtight container and kept it in the refrigerator for a few months.

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Homemade desiccated coconut recipe | Dry coconut | Coconut powder recipe with step by step pictures:

1.Take a coconut and remove the shell.

Homemade desiccated coconut recipe
Homemade desiccated coconut recipe

2.Peel off the brown outer skin. We want only the white part.

Homemade desiccated coconut recipe
Homemade desiccated coconut recipe

3.Cut the coconut into pieces.

Homemade desiccated coconut powder

4.In a mixer, add coconut pieces and grind them into slightly coarse granules.

Homemade desiccated coconut recipe
Homemade desiccated coconut powder

5.In a heavy bottom pan, add grinded coconut and saute for a few minutes on a low flame.

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6.After a few minutes, the moisture content of coconut evaporates and it becomes dry. Don’t change the color of the coconut.

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7.Allow it to cool. Once cooled well, store it in an airtight container and kept it in the refrigerator for a few months.

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Ingredients Other Words

Coconut – Tenkay, naariyal

Note

1.Don’t add water while grinding.
2.Don’t change the color of the coconut.
3.Store it in an airtight container and kept it in the refrigerator for a few months.

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