Made from the finest Pollachi coconuts, Rural Treasures Desiccated Coconut is 100% natural, unsweetened and preservative free. Each juicy flake is prepared using traditional drying methods to preserve the nutritional and flavour profile. As a result, it is a storehouse of fibre, minerals and healthy fats.
High Fat: This desiccated coconut is rich in healthy fats called Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs). They can help reduce weight by reducing one’s appetite and, consequently, food intake.
Rich flavour: Desiccated coconut adds a delightful burst of flavour to mundane oats, cereals and smoothies. While cooking, the oil it releases blends wonderfully with spices.
Rich in nutrients: Desiccated coconut is a rich source of healthy fats, proteins, vitamins as well as minerals such as potassium, magnesium and iron.
High in fibre: This desiccated coconut is a rich source of dietary fibre. Dietary fibres aid digestion and help in maintaining stable blood sugar levels.
Versatile: From garnishing to preparing coconut milk/paste, desiccated coconut is extremely versatile and can be used just like freshly grated coconuts.
Keto and vegan friendly: This desiccated coconut is a popular ingredient in many keto and vegan diets because it is low in carbs and completely plant based. It is popularly used in gluten-free, paleo and various other diets to prepare cakes, muffins and ice cream.
Easy to use: Desiccated coconut is convenient to use compared to grating coconuts when required. It has a longer shelf life because of the low moisture content and tastes just like fresh coconuts.
HOW TO USE
Direct use: Sprinkle a few flakes over your daily oats, morning cereal, barfis, laddoos, muffins, cupcakes and cakes.
To prepare coconut milk: Soak 1 cup desiccated coconut in 1 1/2 cup lukewarm water. Grind it and squeeze the paste through a cheesecloth for creamy coconut milk.
To prepare chutney and curries: Soak 1 cup desiccated coconut in 1 cup warm water. Grind it into a paste.
What is Desiccated Coconut? Desiccated coconut is dehydrated grated coconut flakes. Our desiccated coconut is grated coconut that has been dried using natural dehydrating methods. The coconut shell is removed, the coconut meat is washed, grated and dried on a vibrating hot plate. It is completely chemical free, preservative free and has no added sugar.
What are the benefits of Desiccated Coconut? Desiccated coconut is a versatile and handy ingredient. It is considered a weight loss food by many keto, vegan, paleo and fitness enthusiasts. It improves digestive and heart health.
What is the nutritional value of Desiccated Coconut? Desiccated coconut it a rich source of dietary fibre, protein and healthy fats called MCTs. It also contains a plethora of minerals like calcium, potassium and magnesium.
What is the use of Desiccated Coconut? Rural Treasures Desiccated Coconut can be used for, garnishing, cooking, baking and preparing confectioneries. You can even make coconut milk, coconut cream or chutney. Desiccated coconut can also be enjoyed on its own. Just add a few nuts, some jaggery and voilà! You've got yourself a healthy stomach-filling snack.
What is the shelf life of the product? The shelf life of the product is 6 months from the date of manufacturing.
How do you store it? Refrigerate once opened to extend the shelf life. Or store it in a cool, dry place that is away from direct sunlight. It comes in a resealable pouch but you can also transfer it into an airtight container.