Desiccated coconut is used in a variety of recipes such as cakes, pastries, cookies etc. Let's understand how to make desiccated coconut.
Coconut is a commonly used ingredient in a variety of food recipes. The white, fleshy part of the fruit is used to prepare various delicious dishes such as ice cream, cake, cookies, pie, and several other recipes. It is also used to make gravy for a number of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes.
Coconut milk is obtained by processing a grated coconut. It can be used to prepare a variety of mouth-watering preparations. However, fresh coconut is perishable and may not be available every time. In such cases, desiccated coconut is a very good alternative. It is finely grated, dried, unsweetened form of coconut, obtained by drying shredded or ground kernel.
It is used as a substitute to raw grated coconut in confectioneries, desserts like puddings, cookies, cakes, pastries, and other food preparations