Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 1 hr

Why buy coconut milk when it's easy to make your own? I found this recipe in a book about gluten intolerance. It's great for the lactose intolerant!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup dried coconut


  1. Heat water until it boils.
  2. Add coconut, remove from heat and let it sit until it cools.
  3. Puree in a blender and strain until it's the desired consistency.
Most Helpful

4 5

Doesn't get any easier than this! I used this recipe to make a curry and it worked well. Saved a trip to the store. Though in the future, I think I'll just buy coconut milk. This is very high calorie, and wasn't close enough to the real thing to make it worth it. BTW... I think coconut milk at the store is lactose free? It's called "milk" because it looks milky. Not because it's an actual milk product.