Coconut milk recipe | How to make coconut milk at home

By Latha on November 17th, 2015

Sweetened coconut milk recipe explained with step by step pictures. Coconut milk is served along with some of dishes and also used as an ingredient in some of the recipes. Sweetened coconut milk is served as an accompaniment with neer dosa, holige, chiroti and many other dishes.

Even though you can use store bought coconut milk, taste and aroma can not be matched with the home made fresh coconut milk. Also home made coconut milk is free from presevatives.

Coconut milk recipe

Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 0 min
Serves: 1

Ingredients for coconut milk: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 1 cup grated coconut
  2. 1 cup water (can vary the water depending on the thickness required)
  3. 1 tsp jaggery
  4. A pinch of salt
  5. A small pinch of cardamom powder (optional)


  1. To prepare coconut milk put grated coconut and water in a mixie jar and grind it for a minute or till it becomes smooth paste.coconut milk recipe
  2. Place a cheesecloth or a mesh strainer over a large bowl. Pour the ground coconut paste and squeeze it.making coconut milk
  3. Now add jaggery, salt, cardamom powder and mix well. Now you are ready with sweetened coconut milk. how to make coconut milk

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