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pixellle Oct 30, 2008 07:27 AM

I made a Mulligatawny soup yesterday. Simple recipe - garlic, onions, typical Indian spices, lentils, chicken broth, then pureed to a smooth consistency and finished with some coconut milk and lemon juice. (One cup of coconut milk vs. 8 cups of broth, if it matters.)

Do you think this can be successfully frozen? I've never tried to freeze anything with coconut millk before.

Part 2 - How long do you think the soup can keep in the fridge? A week? Four days? How about the left-over coconut milk (which has been transfered to a glass container)?

Thanks!

  1. BeefeaterRocks Oct 30, 2008 01:15 PM

    I always keep left over coconut milk in the freezer.

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      butterfat Oct 30, 2008 08:07 AM

      I have successfully frozen a moroccan-spiced pureed carrot soup with coconut milk. Worked great. It can look a tiny bit curdled when you are first reheating it but it all smoothes out when it's steaming hot.

      I would probably keep the soup and the leftover coconut milk 3-4 days in the fridge, but I tend to be pretty conservative with these things.

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