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MASSOLU(COCONUT MASALA PREPARATION)

Ingredients:

ripe coconut scrapings or dry coconut(copra) gratings-500gms,
red chillies-15,
corriander seeds-2tbsps and

urid dal-1tsp.

Method:

Roast coconut scrapings/gratings, corriander seeds, urid dal and chillies, all together, on a low fire, till golden brown. 

Grind the above mix in a mixer without adding water till it forms liquid and becomes oily. Grind for two more minutes till the mix takes a smooth texture. This is called Massolu(Coconut Masala).

Store massolu in an airtight  container/bottle.  It has a long shelf -life. It can be used whenever a masala curry is prepared.

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COCONUT MILK

COCONUT MILK

Extraction

Scrape one large coconut. Adding a cup of water to it, grind for 2 mts in a mixer.  Pass it through a soft cloth to take the first extract of milk. Keep it aside. Add one more cup of water to the scraping sediments and repeat the process to get the second milk. The third milk is also taken the same way. Mix both second and third milk together and keep aside.
 
These Extracts are used while preparing a few coconut-based curries and Kheers/sweet dishes.   
 

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