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Coconut tree, Alappuzha

Coconut trees play an essential part in the everyday life of Keralites (the people of Kerala). This video features a coconut tree and the man who climbs on the tree for the coconut.

It is a usual scene from Kerala. Coconuts are used extensively in the delicious cuisine of Kerala. From the dry kernel of the coconut, coconut oil is produced and it adds a special flavour to the dishes of Kerala.

Copra, the dried and desiccated kernel of the coconut is stored for use in cookery and as offerings in temples.