Homemade Dessicated Coconut | How to make Homemade Dessicated Coconut

By Jaya Rajesh  |  20th Jul 2016  |  
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About Homemade Dessicated Coconut Recipe

Coconut is considered very auspicious in Hindu mythology and is used in all festivals. In some parts of India coconut tree is considered as kalpataru. Kalpataru means wish fulfilling tree. Coconut tree is called kalpataru because of its multiple uses. Coconut tree has varied uses like it gives purest and natural water, its pulp is used for extracting milk, its husk is used for making coir, leaves from tree used for making houses and sheds. Nature has given us such a beautiful fruit but we at times unknowingly waste it. When we extract milk from the pulp we tend to throw away the residue. I always thought of using the pulp in some or other way. Four years back when we got our new micro wave I was trying out various kind of recipes and this recipe came into my mind. From that day I make my very own desiccated coconut at home. I can bet it can beat shop bought desiccated coconut .So my dear friends today I would be sharing my way of making desiccated coconut at home hope you all enjoy it.

Homemade Dessicated Coconut, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Homemade Dessicated Coconut by Jaya Rajesh will definitely help you in its preparation. The Homemade Dessicated Coconut can be prepared within 15 minutes. The time taken for cooking Homemade Dessicated Coconut is 20 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 10 people. The recipe details out how to make Homemade Dessicated Coconut step by step. The detailed explanation makes Homemade Dessicated Coconut so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Homemade Dessicated Coconut can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Homemade Dessicated Coconut from BetterButter.

Homemade Dessicated Coconut

Ingredients to make Homemade Dessicated Coconut

  • Pulp of 1 coconut after extracting milk.
  • Microwave safe dish
  • Aluminium foil

How to make Homemade Dessicated Coconut

  1. First line your tray with aluminium foil and spread the coconut pulp in the tray.
  2. Place the tray inside the microwave in convection mode for 200 degree c and toast the coconut for 10 minutes from both sides
  3. It will look like slightly toasted.Keep an eye on it. Stir in between.
  4. Remove when theres no moisture left in them.It totally depends upon your microwave and its temperature so please check in between.
  5. Remove it from microwave before light brown stage.
  6. After its well toasted sieve it well so that lumps are removed.
  7. After sieving cool it and store in an airtight container and use it as and when required.
  8. This can be used for making curries, sweets like dry gulab jamuns, coconut maccroons, coconut cup cakes and what not.
  9. This can be used till 3 months if stored properly i.e, the container in which your storing should be clean and this coconut powder shouldnt come in contact with water.

Reviews for Homemade Dessicated Coconut (4)

Manjushree Sooraj2 years ago

Very innovative :)

Andrea Srivastava2 years ago

such a beautiful description and a very innovative recipe indeed! Hats off to you Jaya :)

Kanak Patel2 years ago

This nice, i use to use a diff way but this so simple and easy..

Madhulata Juneja2 years ago

very interesting..will try it