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1730 coconut recipes

Last Updated : Feb 17,2020


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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Appam is a famous dish from the Keralite repertoire of South Indian cooking. This recipe is an easy-to-make, instant version of the otherwise tough-to-make dish. Since yeast is used, the batter need not be fermented for long unlike the traditional vers ....
Instant corn dhokla, a rare combo of sweet corn and rawa come together in this sensational dish! it is really amazing how the fresh flavour of the crushed sweet corn kernels enhances the taste of the otherwise bland rawa. A unique set of ingredients blended with curds, these dhoklas are sure to win ....
veg red thai curry | red thai curry with vegetables | Indian style red thai curry | thai red curry | with 18 amazing images veg red thai curry is made with
Like a breeze that caresses you atop a hill, the mellow flavour of coconut revitalises your palate when you bite into this unique Coconut Cake. The soothing touch of coconut is unmistakable as both coconut milk and desiccated coconut are used. This is a soft and succulent sponge cake with a deep ....
Appam is a famous dish from the keralite repertoire of south indian cooking. This recipe is an easy-to-make, instant version of the otherwise tough-to-make dish. Since yeast is used, the batter need not be fermented for long unlike the traditional version. Serve appam with slightly-sweetened coconut ....
The western coast of india generally features coconut-rich food. This malabari curry from the kitchens of kerala is no exception. The veggies rest in a base of coconut milk, and coconut is used in the masala paste also. So, overall the soothing flavour of coconut and the soft feel of boiled vegetabl ....
Coconut Flour is a special gluten-free and protein-rich flour that is available in gourmet stores these days. It is rich in fibre, and lends itself to the making of breads and ....
The Valor Papdi nu Shak is a homely and tasty winter subzi, which tastes great with chapatis. Fresh and juicy valor papdi is cooked with a traditional tempering of mustard seeds, and flavoured with a mix of taste-givers like garlic paste and green chilli paste. Coconut adds to the taste of this ....
Coconut milk is gifted with a mellow flavour and a creamy texture, which makes any dish it is added to feel comforting and light yet pampering and rich at the same time! This Coconut Kadhi is an example of that rare class. It has a very light flavour yet feels intense, all thanks to coconut milk com ....
A soft, pancake like dish made with rice flour and grated carrots, the Carrot Dosa is ideal for breakfast or as a snack any time you feel hungry as it can be prepared within minutes without much to do. The addition of grated coconut provides an energy boost and also lends softness to these pancakes. ....
A sumptuous preparation of five types of vegetables cooked in a gujarati style coriander and coconut masala. The combination of vegetables with methi muthia makes this dish comparable to oondhiya. Once again, note that we prefer to cook the muthias this way rather than deep-fry them, in an attempt t ....
green chutney for dhokla | hari chutney for Indian snacks | green chutney for sandwiches | with 15 amazing images green chutney for dhokla is made from a refreshing combination of coriander ....
undhiyu recipe | Surti undhiyu | Oondhiya | authentic Gujarati undhiyu | with 60 amazing images. Oondhiya is a classic Gujarati vegetable from the city of Surat ....
Ceylon’s cuisine is characterised by the abundant use of coconut, which is available ample in that country. In this particular ceylonese curry, chopped mixed vegetables are cooked in a coconut milk base, with a wide choice of spices, which are also cultivated commonly in that land. This curry is to ....
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