Nowadays, Coconut milk has become more popular among vegan people. It is reasonable to assume that the reason behind this is vegan people love this product very much. They can have this for cooking purposes and drinking purposes easily from many supermarket chains. If you go deep to the topic, you can understand coconut milk is one of the popular ingredients of making vegan ice cream.
This article will describe what coconut milk is and how it is used.
Coconut milk has a long history in Asian countries. However, at the moment, it is the most preferred tasty alternative to cow’s milk that may also provide various health benefits.
How to produce Coconut Milk?
Coconut milk expelled from the white flesh of mature brown coconuts, which are grown in Asian countries, which are the fruit of the coconut tree. The milk has a thick consistency and a rich, creamy texture.
During the production, Coconut milk Manufactures add water to change the fat level and produce this with various fat such as 6,8,12,17,22%. For instance, we can use 6% fat level for drinking and 17% for cooking purposes. Since Coconut milk can retain many nutritions, people believe that this is a superfood and good to use daily. However, more researches are needed to 100% prove this.
Who uses Coconut milk?
India, Sri Lanka, and most of the Asian cuisines use coconut milk daily, and its benefits in many ways. As a result, coconut milk has already gained popularity among the people who concern about their health and as an alternative to dairy milk by vegan lovers.
How does it look like?
Appearance: Natural White, Creamy deposit on the surface, free from discolorations and extraneous matter
Odour : Typical and characteristic to fresh coconut, free from odours foreign to coconut
Taste : Typical and characteristic to fresh coconut flavor, creamy, nattily, sweetish
Consistency : Liquid, more creamy like consistency
Nutritional values per 100g
Energy 178kcal /745kj
Total fat 16.7 g
Saturated fatty acids 15.6 g
Trans Fat NOT DETECTED
Protein 0.9 g
Total Carbohydrates 6.1 g
Total Sugar 2.5 g
Sodium 26.8 mg
Dietary Fiber 3.5 g
you can also easily find so many coconut milk recipes never like before. The kitchen is something that could not missed.
You can try making coconut milk – How to make at home?
Potential Health Benefits of using Coconut milk
♦ Effects on weight loss
♦ Effects on Cholesterol and Heart Health
♦ May fight against bacteria since rich in lauric acid
♦ May boots your immune system
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