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Opening a Young and Green Coconut

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Keep Cutting Until You Cut a Square
Opening young coconut for drinking

Fresh, young and green coconut

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Turn the coconut around at 90 degrees and make another cut with the bottom sharp corner of the cleaver. Do this two more times, each at 90 degrees to the previous one, to get a square opening/lid at the top of the coconut.
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