HOW TO EXTRACT COCONUT MILK

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Coconut milk has lots of great benefits. It is used for cooking and also great as a beauty product.
  I use it mostly for cooking  coconut rice and it taste better than the canned coconut milk.
One other cool thing is homemade coconut milk is free of preservatives .

   Here’s how to make /extract your coconut milk at home.

HOW TO EXTRACT COCONUT MILK 1


Let’s take a look at its Nutrition facts

NUTRITION FACTS

Amount Per 

Calories 230
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24 g36%
Saturated fat 21 g104%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.3 g
Monounsaturated fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg0%
Sodium 15 mg0%
Potassium 263 mg7%
Total Carbohydrate 6 g2%
Dietary fiber 2.2 g8%
Sugar 3.3 g
Protein 2.3 g4%
Vitamin A0%Vitamin C4%
Calcium1%Iron8%
Vitamin D0%Vitamin B-60%
Vitamin B-120%Magnesium9%


Now let’s go straight to business.

READ
HOW TO PREPARE COCONUT RICE



HERE WE GO

Materials used to Make / Extract Coconut Milk:
– Coconut
– Hard object for cracking/breaking the coconut(preferable, A hammer)
– A knife for prying out the coconut milk
– A sieve/strainer(with very tight holes) or a cheese cloth
– A blender or dry mill or grater
– Bowls
– Hot water(as needed)


 Preparation
 #1. First crack open the coconut with a hard object or hammer , and place a cup over it to collect the coconut water(you can drink it, it very refreshing :)) 

#2. Now break the coconut to smaller pieces;Using a small knife, pry out the coconut meat from the shell and place in a bowl of clean water.

Wash the coconut meat and cut it into several pieces and place in a blender or dry mill.


If you don’t have a blender, don’t cut the coconut meat into tiny pieces, simple grate the coconut using the smaller sides of your grater.

#3. If you are using a blender, add a little warm water into the blender and grind the coconut meat into a very smooth paste.
If you are using a dry mill, grind the coconut meat without any water added.

#4. Next pour the grated or milled  coconut into a wide bowl , add a little warm water, mix well and leave to sit for 5 minutes.

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#4. Now pour out the mixture through a sieve/strainer(with very tight holes) or a cheese cloth and squeeze with your hands to make sure that you get all the milk out.
Place the coconut chaff into a bowl and add a little more warm water .Repeat the same process until the milk you get is no longer ”milky” .

Congratulations your coconut milk is ready.

Store in a refrigerator.

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