Desiccated Coconut coconut is much popular in the food industry and in the household kitchen due to its unique benefits. It has been used widely for consumer food products, frozen foods and for bakery based foods. You can also use desiccated coconut to put into your daily recipes and some sweet based dishes. In this article, we are a plan to discuss on How to Make Desiccated Coconut at your home very easily and the most effective way.
This coconut based food got the great feature to increase the taste of your overall dish.The appearance of the dishes also enhanced after you apply desiccated coconut into any dishes (Especially in sweet based dishes)
The main differences of the ordinary coconut and desiccated Coconut are, in desiccated Coconut the natural moisture removed using special methods. Due to lack of moisture contain this type of coconut can keep a long time.
It is best to create out of your own desiccated coconut so you are assured of the quality. In here we are a plan to describe how to create desiccated coconut at your home. In our previous article on desiccated coconut, we have mentioned how to made these type of desiccated coconut in commercially
First, you need to get good fresh coconut and break it into the half. Remove the husk of the coconut and also necessary to remove the water part of the coconut too. Peel the fresh coconut and cut into half and later chopped it using greater.
using good grater you can be shredded it into the desired sizes ( flakes, chips, shreds or granules according to your wish).
Take the shredded coconut and place it on a baking sheet by spreading into thin a layer. It is better to that this shredded coconut part avoids clump together.
Now you need to heat the baking sheet with coconut shredded part using the good oven. It is good that the temperature setting set up into 250°F (120 C) range. The duration of the bake is based on the dehydration which also based on the moisture content and the size of the shredded coconut size. It is better to need special attention while you are baking these coconut shredded parts.
Once you have seen that the coconut is dried, then you can remove it from oven and put that coconut into a bowl. If you need some small parts of desiccated coconut you can be crushed it coconut shreds using a good grinder. By using the grinder you can also create desiccated coconut powder too.
After you make out the desiccated coconut it is better to put in on sealed container so that it keeps avoid mixed with the moisture of the air. It’s also advisable to put it on dry place better to store at room temperature. Not necessary to store it in the refrigerator.
There are hundreds of delicious recipes are associated with this desiccated coconut and you can use your homemade desiccated coconut anywhere according to your wish.
So I hope that you have to get some understanding on how to make desiccated coconut at your home. We have already published several related articles on this desiccated coconut as shown in below.