What to do with leftover coconut milk?

(photo coming soon!)

The other day, I made a big portion of spinach dhal, though not big enough to absorb an entire tin of coconut milk. Therefore, I had to come up with a few other uses of coconut milk… Good thing I had a pineapple in the house, so I could make a few of the following desserts:

Coconut Milkshake

Coconut Milk
Cow’s Milk
Fresh Pineapple chunks
Optional: Sugar, ice cream

Blend all ingredients!

Coconut rice pudding

Leftover or freshly made rice pudding
Coconut milk

Mix rice pudding with coconut milk to taste. Serve with fruit, fruit or chocolate sauce, spiced sugar, chopped almonds/nuts, coconut shavings.

Here is a more sophisticated version of this recipe: Rice Pudding, Pineapple and Coconut Parfait

Coconut and pineapple pudding

Coconut milk

Gently heat most of the coconut milk. Sweeten to taste. Stir cornflour into the remaining coconut milk. Add cornflour-coconut milk mix to the hot coconut milk until it thickens. Take off the hob and blend in pineapple.

You can also make a delicious steamed pudding with some eggs and flour. A nice recipe can be found here.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s