How to Make Coconut Milk with Fresh Coconut

Coconut milk uses in smoothies, desserts and savory recipes like curry or broths. Making coconut milk at home is easy then you might think and also low cost. Here I am discussing two methods of making coconut milk. One is listed here and other is How to Make Coconut Milk with Dried Coconut


  • Coconut whole 1
  • Boiling water 2 cups


cracked coconut

Break the coconut and reserve the water.

fresh coconut chunks

Use a vegetable peeler and remove thin brown skin of coconut. Now you have all white coconut.

Cut it into small chunks.

how to make coconut milk

Put coconut, reserved water and boiling water in blender or in food processor and process it for 5 minutes.

how to make coconut milk in a food processor

The coconut should be finally ground and frothy in processing.

making homemade coconut milk

Pour over fine sieve or a colander lined with a cheesecloth set over a large bowl.

homemade coconut milk recipe

Press down with back of spoon or use spatula to squeeze out all milk or use hands to squeeze out.

homemade coconut milk from fresh coconuts

About 2 1/2 cup Coconut milk is ready. Pour in a jar and refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Use leftover shredded coconut in baking.

Recipe and pictures adopted from Here


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