Coconut Milk


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Coconut Milk

 

the fluid in the cavity of the immature coconut of the coconut palm. Five to six months after the tree flowers, up to 0.5 liter of a sourish-sweet fluid (coconut water) accumulates in the cavity of the forming fruit; this water can be used to quench thirst. As the nut ripens, the fat content of the fluid increases, and it is converted to an emulsion similar to cow’s milk and used as such in the diet of the local population. Coconut milk contains about 27 percent fat, 6 percent carbohydrates, and 4 percent protein.

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Moreover, animal and test-tube studies suggest that coconut milk may reduce inflammation and fight viruses and bacteria that cause infections - though some studies did not solely examine coconut milk.
Here's comparison: Product Unsaturated Saturated Canola oil 94% 6% Corn oil 87% 13% Olive oil 86% 14% Peanut oil 82% 18% Butter 32% 68% Coconut oil 8% 92% HOW COCONUT MILK COMPARES PER CUP Calories Protein Total fat (g) (g) 2% fat milk 122 8.1 4.8 Skim milk 83 8.3 0.2 Soy milk 110 7.2 4.5 Cashew milk, wunsweetened 25 <1 2 Almond milk, unsweetened 30 1 2.5 Coconut milk 80 0 5 PER CUP Saturated Carbs Calcium fat (g) (g) (mg) 2% fat milk 3.1 12 293 Skim milk 0.1 12 299 Soy milk 0.5 9 450 Cashew milk, wunsweetened 0 1 450 Almond milk, unsweetened 0 1 450 Coconut milk 4.5 7 450 Values are for fortified products and may vary by brand.
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Saute for five minutes, then add the coconut milk, roasted sweet potato and stock.
Coconut milks may be sweetened with cane sugar, stevia extract, or evaporated cane syrup.
Also I always stock up on coconut powder (widely available in stores) which makes it easier to measure out the amount of coconut milk required.
Price increases in coconut milk have doubled in recent months due to poor crops across the major coconut producing countries and manufacturers have been hit by lack of supply and increased raw material prices.
Coconut milk is fairly thick and works well in desserts or smoothies.
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