Coconut Milk

Coconut Milk

We often do not have on hand, a key ingredient required in our recipes. Are you out of coconut milk but have a coconut? Follow this easy method to make your own. Its gluten and lactose free. It is excellent for use in soups, curries, rice, and smoothies.

Coconut Milk

Cook Time10 minutes


  • 1 Coconut
  • 2 cups hot water


  • You can use either of these methods below

Method 1

  • Using a grater/food processor, grate/pulse to chop the coconut.
  • Pour 2 cups of water over it
  • Let it stand for 30mins.
  • Strain to sperate the milk from the chaff.
  • Store or use milk.

Method 2

  • In a blender, use 2 cups cold water instead. pour coconut meat and blend.
  • Using a cheese cloth, strain the liquid to separate the milk from the chaff.

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