Marachekku Coconut Oil / தேங்காய் எண்ணெய்
Thengai Ennai or coconut oil has a rich history in India. Ayurveda traces coconut oil being used as early as 1500 BC. A natural superfood coconut oil has a host of benefits for the whole body. It's unique flavour and aroma elevate any dish and it is most popular in the state of Kerala, where it was first planted more than a 1000 years ago. Our Thengai Ennai is 100% organic and made from locally harvested coconuts which are then cold-pressed to get the purest oil.
Cold pressing (Chekku Oil / Marachekku Ennai) is a process which involves pressing and extraction of oil from the seeds or nuts or vegetables in a wooden mill without adding any chemicals or preservatives at no heat at all. This method helps retain the nutrients and antioxidants. The shelf life of chekku oil is just 3-4 months.