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Dry Coconut

Technical Name : Cocos nucifera


Usage Tips

  1. Dry Coconut can be added to both sweet and savoury dishes.
  2. It can be sliced, cubed or grated.
  3. It can be added to cakes and cookies and can also be used to garnish desserts.

Common names and forms

  1. Dried Coconut
  2. khopra
  3. Sukha narial


Dry Coconut is fully matured form of coconut when the milk inside is dried and the coconut hardens. The moisture left is also sun-dried which shoots up the oil content in the coconut. It is white to off in color.

Health benefits

  • Dry Coconut is a good source of dietary fiber that promotes good heart health.(1)
  • It helps to improve brain function and reduces the risk of Alzheimer's disease.(1)
  • It contains good amount of selenium that helps to boost immune system.(1)
  • It helps to prevent infertility in men.(1)
  • It is a good source of iron and helps to prevent anemia.(1)

Selection Guide

Select firm, fully dried and mature Dry coconut.

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