Dry dates are basically dates without the moisture which make them look harder and shriveled; these are also used for religious purposes during festivals in Indian households. In addition, they are excellent energy boosters and a powerhouse of vitamins and minerals that can help you regain good health.
When dried, the coconut flesh is called copra. The various parts of the coconut have a number of culinary uses. Desiccated coconut or coconut milk made from it is frequently added to curries and other savory dishes. Coconut flour has also been developed for use in baking.