How to Make Homemade Coconut Milk
Learn How to make homemade coconut milk, in simple and easy steps. Coconut milk contains essential fats, minerals, proteins and rich in potassium and iron which reduce hair breakage and promote hair growth but also conditions it.
I use coconut milk a lot because it tastes incredible but it’s also really good for you, and it is healthier than dairy milk. Coconut milk and coconut oil will be used in hair loss treatment, other health benefits
Most people use organic coconut milk available at markets, and there’s nothing wrong with that. But, if you have the time and love to make fresh homemade coconut milk it’s definitely an excellent choice. You can make fresh homemade coconut milk one of two ways, either using the meat from Fresh young coconuts or using dried coconut flakes (look for organic to avoid sulfites).
Young coconuts generally come with their husks trimmed, so they sit flat with a pointed top. However, they are not particularly easy to open, so you’ll need a hatchet with a super sharp blade. To open, lay the coconut on its side. You can ask shopkeeper to remove the husk or do it yourself.
Once the top is removed, use the back of a spoon to snoop the meat (White Flesh) from the sides of the coconut shell.
- 2cups of water
- 1cup fresh coconut meat
Add water and coconut meat in a high-speed blender and process until it get smooth and creamy.
How to Make Coconut Milk from Coconut Flakes
If you just can’t get fresh coconuts you can always use raw dried and unsweetened coconut flakes, which you can purchase at any foods store.
Making homemade coconut milk from coconut flakes is super easy.
- 2 cups of dried coconut flakes
- 4 ½ cups water
- Pinch of unrefined sea salt
1. Soak the coconut flakes in the water, covered for 20 minutes.
2. Transfer the coconut and water to a high speed blender, add a pinch of unrefined sea salt and process until smooth and creamy. Pour the mixture through a fine mesh or you can also use clean cloth to squeeze over a bowl, Recover all the milk. Cover and refrigerate for up to 2-3 days.
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