Coconut Grater

Discussion in 'Cooking Equipment Reviews' started by kuan, Sep 3, 2001.

  1. kuan

    kuan Moderator Staff Member

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    Just thought I'd let everyone know about my new buy... a coconut grater! I got it at my local Indian grocer. It has a vacuum bottom which sticks to the counter pretty well. I haven't yet used it but I'll post a followup when I do!

    Kuan
     
  2. kimmie

    kimmie

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    Wow Kuan! I'm interested. Please follow up once you've tried your new grater. If you could find a pix, it would be great too!

    :p
     
  3. kuan

    kuan Moderator Staff Member

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    I used this thing to grate three coconuts. It's tempting to make this a two person operation but it's actually easier with one. I found that I could get a better feel for the operation if I did it alone. The suction base didn't work all the time but it was good enough for a minute or so of grating and then you either should reset it or it pops off. It also rotates around its base. Although this is a little annoying, it's much easier than grating coconut by hand!

    Kuan
     
  4. isa

    isa

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    What a great invention Kuan!
     
  5. kimmie

    kimmie

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    What if you wet your counter or the underside of your base, maybe it would be more stable. Have you tried?

    Otherwise, what a nice gadget!



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  6. kuan

    kuan Moderator Staff Member

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    Yeah I DID use the water on the base trick. OK, I confess, the counter was wet and I was lazy to wipe it down! :) It might work better on a stainless counter. I believe I'm just plain strong.

    Kuan