A coconut grater is a tool used to grate coconut for various uses as required in many recipes and specifically in the tropical recipes. The graters come in a variety of shapes and designs to suit the needs of a cook, the dish or the recipe.
Hand Coconut Grater: This is an easy to use grater which occupies less space and is economical when compared to others. The size of a coconut grater is around 6 inches with 2 to 2.5 inches of blade attached in front of it. This grater produces fine thin strips of coconut within minutes.
Rotary Coconut Grater: They come in two kinds which are either run by electricity or manually with hands. These can be attached to the kitchen counter easily with the help of a clasp. These are expensive than the other kinds of coconut graters. The electric coconut grater requires the user to be careful while grating the coconut as they make the user slip while they use this kind of a grater.
Coconut Grater Stool: This stool is used to grate coconut by placing the blade attached to it in front in the half cut coconut and then twisted to take out the fine shavings.
Electric Coconut Grater: An electronic coconut grater is run by electricity and is a more powerful tool than the manual graters. It grates the coconut within few second and comes with a 6 bladed scraper or grater, which is easy to use, maintain, and dishwasher safe.
How to buy a coconut grater
A coconut grater must be easy to carry and easy to use.
It must also be dishwasher safe.
It should be economical and not very expensive.
Popular Brands of Coconut Grater:
- Black and Decker
- Grocery Thai
- Zigma International