Young Coconut 椰青 Young Green Coconut is a variety of young, immature coconut that is harvested before they develop brown, fibrous outer shell and inner white pulp. It has hard and smooth outer shell, green in color. It is harvested for its high water content inside.
Young coconuts provide a source of calcium, carbohydrates, a trace of iron and dietary fiber. The water in this coconut is very high in electrolytes. One average coconut contains about 140 calories. Saturated fat is present in coconut meat, a rarity for fruits and vegetables.