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Last Updated : Apr 13,2021


नारियल रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (coconut recipes in Hindi)
નાળિયેર રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (coconut recipes in Gujarati)

coconut recipes | 1727 South Indian, Maharashtrain, Indian coconut cecipe collection

Cocnut Recipe Collection. Coconut, also known as Nariyal, is a hard fruit that grows in tropical and sub-tropical areas around the world and is widely used in Indian Cuisine, especially south Indian. It can be used in a dried form, paste, grated or even toasted. Not only is it used to make sweet coconut dishes, it is also used as main ingredient in many savory coconut dishes.

Coconut Recipes, South Indian Recipes

Mysore Masala DosaMysore Masala Dosa

It is a wide known fact that most of the dishes of the South use coconut in them. From simple dishes like Rava Vada and Rava Bonda, where little coconut is added for flavor enhancing to dishes like Mysore Masala Dosa where the base of the masala is a heavy coconut flavor, every dish gets perked up!

Coconut also serves as a base for a variety of curries and dals, the two of the most popular ones being the Mangaloren drumstick curry and Sambar served with rice. The South Indians love their Coconut Rice and Coconut water which is abundantly available. Make your own coconut cream to make curries. 

Cabbage Stir FryCabbage Stir Fry

Use fresh grated coconut in  cabbage stir fry, which is also known as foogath, and as one of the main ingredients in Kadubu which are steamed dumplings with a sweet or savory taste. This goes to show the abundance of coconut recipes!

Coconut Recipes, Maharashtrian Recipes

Bharleli VaangiBharleli Vaangi

Another cuisine that heavily utilizes coconut is the Maharashtrian cuisine. It can be used as an additional flavor to the already tasty Rava Thalipeeth or as a part of the stuffing and gravy to be stuffed into eggplants in Bharleli Vaangi, a semi dry subzi with other aromatics as well. Tendli Bhaat, a famous rice dish with ivy gourd, is cooked in a rich spice powder with one of the ingredients being nariyal. A similar blend of spices with coconut is also used in making a gravy Green Peas Ambti and can be eaten with Bhakri or parathas

Coconut Recipes, Indian Desserts

Kopra PakKopra Pak

Not only is coconut known for providing a kick of taste to savory food, you can also make great Coconut Dishes like desserts/mithais with it. Traditional Indian sweets like Kopra Pak (kopra means coconut) have rich, really intense flavor of coconut when cooked with milk and also has a really nice texture. On a similar note, there is Nariyal Vadi, made with fresh coconut and sugar with added dry fruits to give you a rich taste. Coconut Ladoo make a great addition to festivities.

Coconut Recipes, Snacks/ Side Dish

Capsicum ChutneyCapsicum Chutney

Coconut is one such ingredient that you can make numerous side dishes with. There is plain Coconut Chutney for all the dosas and idlis, Capsicum Chutney for a hot lunch with rice and ghee, Mysore Chutney to top on potato bhaji and dosas and many other varieties with coconut. Coconut adds to the semi-sweet taste of green peas in the perfect tea-time snack, Ghughras. Another great snack idea is Dhokla with Coconut Sauce. Khatta Dhoklas covered in a rich, creamy coconut sauce is a recipe that is prepared to impress.

International Recipes using Coconut

Burmese KhowsueyBurmese Khowsuey

Apart from the fresh and dried varieties of coconut, international cuisine widely uses Coconut Milk. The Burmese use it to make their famous khowsuey, a thick, creamy gravy and noodles and the Thai use it for the Thai Green Curry, a curry flavored with lemongrass, coconut milk and other spices. Use desiccated coconut to make chocolate coconut dessert.

We hope you liked this article on Nariyal/coconut recipes.

Here are a few of my favorite recipes using coconut:

Valor Papdi Nu ShakValor Papdi Nu Shak

1. Almond, berry and coconut cake

2. Nariyal roti

3. Malabar curry

4. Valor Papdi nu Shaak

We hope you enjoy our Coconut Recipe Collection, south indian recipe collection given below and would love to hear your comments.



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Relish raw banana, the South Indian way! A simple, dry subzi of raw bananas, tempered traditionally with mustard seeds, red chillies, et al, and garnished with grated coconut. While you can ....
Coconut Milk is being increasingly recognised for its health benefits. With a creamy, pleasant flavour, it adds not just nutrients but also taste to any dish it is used in. This no-fuss, easy-to-make Vegan Oats and Coconut Milk Pudding is a wonderfully healthy breakfast with a creamy mouth-feel ....
kanda poha recipe | Maharashtrian style kanda poha | kande pohe street food | onion poha | with 10 amazing images. Kanda poha is a mouth watering and tummy fill ....
Of Mexican origin, this dish has travelled across the globe and won many fans! Coconut Curry with Fried Rice is relatively easy to make, sumptuous and has a mind-blowing flavour... what more can you ask for! The rice is prepared quickly and easily by tossin ....
Cashews being abundant in regions across the west coast of India, it is usually used to complement vegetables in various curries. They are commonly combines with drumstick, long beans etc. A horde of spices is usually used to balance the blandness of cashews. Serve this delicious curry wi ....
Let’s try making khichdi with an interesting twist! Here, normal moong dal is replaced with sprouted moong, and the effect is awesome. Add to this a tongue-tickling masala of coconut, coriander seeds, spice powders etc. and you get a fabulous S ....
paatra recipe | Gujarati parta | Gujarati patra farsan | steamed patras | with 28 amazing images. patra it is sweet, spicy and salty—all at the same time. paatra ....
undhiyu recipe | Surti undhiyu | Oondhiya | authentic Gujarati undhiyu | with 60 amazing images. Oondhiya is a classic Gujarati vegetable from the city of Surat ....
khaman dhokla | Gujarati khaman dhokla | steamed, soft khaman dhokla | with amazing 20 images. The Khaman Dhokla is an all-time favourite Gujarati ....
patra recipe | Gujarati patra | Maharashtrian alu vadi | 28 amazing images. patra recipe is also called Gujarati patra or Maharashtrian alu va ....
komal drink recipe | Gujarati komal drink | coconut flavoured buttermilk | komal summer drink of Gujarat | with 17 amazing images. komal drink recipe |
Here is a chance for vegetarians to have a go at the Penang Laksa Soup, an ever-popular Malaysian delicacy. Coconut milk and vegetable stock form the base of this tasty soup, which is flavoured with a tangy and spicy paste of tamarind, chillies, lemongrass and onions. Chunky pieces of cottag ....
tomato shorba recipe | tomato and coconut milk soup | healthy tomato shorba | with 20 amazing images. tomato shorba is a tangy soup made from tomatoes and coconut milk, mildly spiced with c ....
The rich flavour of the gravy and the succulent crunch of deep-fried baby potatoes make this Aloo Biryani an experience to remember. Here, perfectly cooked rice is layered with a spicy gravy and deep-fried baby potatoes, along with some mint and coriander leaves to enhance the flavour and aroma. ....
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