Quick and easy, dairy free and vegan

This coconut milk is a great substitute if you’d like to use something lighter than nut milk or if you an aversion to nuts. In India, coconut is referred to as ‘kalpa vriksha’ which is Sanskrit for ‘the tree that supplies all that is needed to live’. It will be no surprise then to hear that coconut is thought by many all over the world to boost hydration and to build a healthy body.

NOTES: This will keep in the Fridge for 2 – 3 days.

Coconut Milk
 
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Yield: 21/2 cups
Ingredients
  • 2 cups raw coconut flakes
  • 3 cups water
Method
  1. Soak the shredded coconut in the water for 2 hours.
  2. Once soaked, blend the mixture for a minute until you have a smooth liquid.
  3. Pass the liquid through a straining bag or a sieve lined with a fine meshed cloth. You are aiming to collect a smooth white liquid which is the coconut milk.
  4. Refrigerate until needed