Keranidhi Desiccated coconut powder is prepared by drying ground or shredded coconut kernel after the removal of its brown layer. This is used as a substitute to grated raw coconut in various food preparations. Desiccated coconut powder in consumer packs is a bliss for homemakers. Majority of the middle class and upper class families residing in cities and towns of Kerala would prefer desiccated coconut powder to raw nuts. There is a growing consumer demand for desiccated coconut powder. This is suitable for different kind of food preparation such as curries, desserts, cakes, cookies, etc. These are prepared by just adding water and are highly ideal for all recipes using coconut cream. It finds extensive use in confectioneries, puddings and many other food preparations as a substitute to raw grated coconut. Confectionery and bakery units are the other main consumers of desiccated coconut powder. Export possibilities are very high to desiccated Coconut to the countries like US, Russia, European Union, Asia Pacific, Australia and New Zealand.