Coconut rice

Home Food 2018-11-05

"Coconut rice", also known as coconut boat, belongs to Hainan cuisine. Coconut is very nutritious and is a good product for both medicine and food.  Among the folk foods in Hainan, coconut rice is a very unique food. It is steamed with high-quality glutinous rice, natural coconut meat and coconut juice, and it is a traditional farm snack in Hainan.

As early as in the Compendium of Materia Medica and folk recipes for nourishing food, it has the functions of tonifying kidney and strengthening yang, warming and regulating qi.

Ancient coconut rice is cooked in lime kiln, making the process cumbersome.

Coconut is of high nutritional value. Chinese traditional medicine believes that coconut meat is sweet and peaceful in nature, which has the functions of Tonifying the spleen and stomach, killing disease and eliminating chancre; coconut juice is sweet and warm in nature, and has the functions of generating body fluid and promoting water supply. Modern medical research shows that coconut meat contains proteins and carbohydrates; coconut oil contains sugar, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin C and so on; coconut juice contains more nutrients, if sugar, glucose, sucrose, protein, fat, vitamin B, vitamin C and calcium, phosphorus, iron and other trace elements and minerals. Quality. From this we can see that coconut is a good product of both medicine and food. When the spleen and stomach are tired, appetite is weak, limbs are weak and body is weak, chop the coconut meat and add proper amount of chicken and glutinous rice to the steamed diet, the effect is better, because chicken, glutinous rice and coconut are nourished, and the effect is more remarkable by stewing soup; adding winter melon seeds to coconut can reduce lung fire; Cold snowy meat or clear tonic yellow ear can neutralize the warmth and dryness of coconut; when you have cold cough, you might as well eat some coconut, which can relieve cough and dissipate phlegm. Coconut should not be eaten by hot people; if you sleep at night for a long time, like fried food, easy to lose temper, dry mouth, you should also remember not to eat more coconut.