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Make creamy tender coconut ice-cream at home in these 5 simple steps

Published on:28 April 2021, 13:19pm IST
Can’t make your way to your favourite ice-cream parlour to indulge in a cup of tender coconut ice-cream? Well, worry not, you can make it at home by following this easy-peasy recipe.
Nikita Bhardwaj
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No more shying away from desserts, because this tender coconut ice-cream is healthy. Image courtesy: Shutterstock
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Tender coconut ice-cream has a separate fan base, isn’t it? That’s because it’s creamy, not too sweet, and the delicious taste of coconut is fabulous to say the least. Drooling already? Well, we know it’s hard to keep away from your favourite coconut ice-cream. That too, when it’s so hot outside. 

But relax ladies — even if you can’t go out, this tender coconut treat can come to you. How? Well, it’s a matter of just five simple steps, and you can then savour the flavours of your favourite dessert. 

Worried that you don’t even have an ice-cream churner at home? Well, that’s the best part, because you don’t need one for this recipe. And if you’re worried about your health, take a chill pill. That’s because this version of the tender coconut ice-cream is absolutely healthy. So, shall we begin?

Not just for your skin and hair, coconut can improve your overall health! Image courtesy: Shutterstock
Ingredients:
  • 1 cup skimmed milk
  • ½ cup coconut water
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp grated coconut
  • 4 tbsp of coconut sugar
  • Ice-cube tray
  • Strawberry slices for garnishing
Steps to make tender coconut ice-cream

Step 1: Take a pan and add all the ingredients — skimmed milk, coconut milk, grated coconut, as well as coconut sugar. Let it be on a low flame, as you mix all the ingredients thoroughly.

Step 2: After two to three minutes, take the pan off the flame and set it aside. 

Step 3: Once it cools down, pour the mix in the ice-cube tray and store it in the freezer.

Step 4: Once the cubes are frozen properly, put these cubes in the blender and churn them.

Step 5: Once churned properly, take a spoon and scoop it out in an ice-cream bowl. Garnish it with some strawberries or serve it as is.

Ta-da! Wasn’t it simple to prepare a healthy coconut treat at home? Sure it was.  

Also, read: From weight loss to amazing hair: This is what eating raw coconut can do for you

Here’s why all the ingredients used in this ice-cream are good for health

If you see the checklist, you will notice all the ingredients used in the preparation of this tender coconut dessert are healthy.  Even a diabetic patient can enjoy this treat, once in a while. Here are some more health benefits that you can get from eating this ice-cream:

Make some room in your kitchen for coconut sugar. Image courtesy: Shutterstock
  • As there are no preservatives, added flavours or sugar alternatives i.e. coconut sugar is used in this dessert. It helps to maintain your blood sugar levels and also your weight. 
  • Coconut is rich in nutrients like fibre, potassium, calcium, magnesium, sodium, and iron. So, it’s a superfood in itself.
  • Did you know coconut water and raw coconut are known to improve blood circulation and normalize blood flow in the body? This helps you avoid issues that take place due to poor blood circulation. That means if you’re dealing with cramps, this dessert might be really helpful for you.

Now, what more do you want from a dessert? 

So ladies, do try this simple tender coconut ice-cream recipe at home, and feel good amid this lockdown. 

Nikita Bhardwaj Nikita Bhardwaj

Six-pack abs are all that Nikita needs, along with her daily dose of green tea. At Health Shots, she produces videos, podcasts, stories, and other kick-ass content.