What is desiccated coconut?

Desiccated coconut is a dried, grated, and unsweetened form of coconut meat. It is made by removing the moisture from fresh coconut meat and then grating or shredding it into small, fine pieces. The easiest way to make your own is to start with unsweetened coconut...

Where can you buy unsweetened coconut?

You’ll usually find sweetened coconut in the grocery store in the baking isle. That is NOT what you want. You can buy unsweetened coconut at Sprouts and Whole Foods, and of course, online.

Is desiccated coconut the same as shredded coconut?

While the terms “desiccated coconut” and “shredded coconut” are sometimes used interchangeably, there can be a slight difference. Desiccated coconut is typically finer and drier than shredded coconut, which may have larger pieces and some residual moisture. Follow my...

So, what is Kerisik?

“Kerisik” is a traditional ingredient used in Malaysian and Indonesian cuisines. It is also known as “toasted coconut paste”.
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