Wood Pressed Coconut Oil
Wood Pressed oil using dry coconut kernels called ‘khobra’ in Marathi.
Fibre rich, nutrient dense oil using dry coconut in a wood press (Kacchi Ghani or Mara Chekku)
Dry coconut kernel
This oil is prepared using the traditional way with the wooden pestle slowly squeezing out the oil from naturally dried coconut kernels. This slow process prevents excess heat generation and helps retain all nutrients, the rich natural flavour and the aroma.
Free from trans fats and is an excellent source of antioxidants. Traditional Indian wood pressed oil that contains heart healthy MUFA (Mono unsaturated fatty acids).
Coconut oil is a versatile cooking medium. It enhances the taste of all south indian dishes.
Coconut oil is now being extensively used in baking even in the west. It works really well in cakes and cookies.
It is a tasty medium for cooking dosa, paniyaram, oothappam etc
A quick tadka with this oil gives a traditional sambar, rasam, pulissery, poriyal and south indian style curries using seafood; a big burst of flavour and aroma.
Coconut oil is excellent for both skin and hair - works as a brilliant moisturizer for skin and a dry scalp and helps rejuvenate damaged hair. It can also be used on burns and wounds to help sooth the injury.
Specific storage info
Store in a cool,dry place
Fibre sedimentation is natural in single filtered oils. It is 100% natural and contains no additives, preservatives or chemicals. It is unrefined.
What is the shelf life?
It is best before 6 months from the date of packing, and can give a rancid odour if it is not stored properly or if exposed to excess heat.
Can we use this oil for deep frying?
Yes, you can use it for deep frying on a low to medium flame, sauteing and tadkas.