Tamil Name – உலர் தேங்காய்/Ular teukay
English Name – Dry Coconut
Hindi Name – सूखा नारियल/sookha naariyal
Malayalam Name – ഉണങ്ങിയ തേങ്ങ/unanniya tenna
Telugu Name – పొడి కొబ్బరి/Podi kobbari
Copra was used in pacific island cultures and it is a valuable commercial product for merchants in the South Seas and South Asia in the 1860s. The procedure for making copra is removing the shell, breaking copra, and drying, that procedure gives the dry coconut.
Dry coconut made by smoke drying, sun drying, or kiln drying. It is naturally dried under the shade for nine to twelve months. Coconut meals can also include 20-22% crude protein.100 g kernel consists of 354 calories.
The benefits of copra and it has high nutritional value produce a valuable addition to many meals, so you definitely need to add it to your diet.
Nutritional value of Dry coconuts
Dietary fiber: 18% of the required daily amount
Vitamin C: 1%
Vitamin E: 1%
Vitamin B6: 4%
- Improves your brain function.
- Lower your blood cholesterol levels.
- Stops anemia.
- Helps to improve strong connective tissues.
- Good for Digestion.
- Improve your immunity.
- Increase your energy level.
- Helps to stop urinary tract infection.