Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Copra, the dry coconut..

Sold and consumed in most of the markets in the city, Copra is the dried meat, or kernel, of the coconut. The Coconut oil is traditionally extracted by grating or grinding copra, then boiling it in water. The process of coconut oil extraction is done by crushing copra to produce coconut oil; the by-product is known as cake. Apart from the coconut oil Copra is extensively used in south Indian cooking as an important ingredient.

5 comments:

Abraham Lincoln Tue Jul 17, 03:10:00 PM GMT+5:30  

This is a nice photograph. I like it and your description of what it is. I thought, on the portal, it was an egg. It is a kind of egg I suppose as a seed. Can this part be planted to produce a new coconut tree?

Abraham Lincoln
Brookville Daily Photo

Rajesh Dangi Tue Jul 17, 04:27:00 PM GMT+5:30  

Thanks Al, this is a dried coconut and contains no water nor can it sprout...

lv2scpbk Wed Jul 18, 07:00:00 AM GMT+5:30  

Interesting.

travelphilippines Thu Jul 19, 09:50:00 PM GMT+5:30  

nice copra is a big industry here in the philippines too. especially in the visaya are.

ekta kapoor Sat May 03, 03:27:00 PM GMT+5:30  

nice post can someone tell me about health benefits from the dry coconut.
how much one person can eat dry coconut.