Able900 wrote: Yes, this appears to be the same only in block form.
By the way, I’ve never used this form, but I doubt you need to mix it with water. You might try it without water if this is the type you have or plan to obtain.
It’s rock solid in a block that you need to grate or dissolve in water. Check the Wiki here. It’s good because you can make coconut milk or cream just by adding water, or use it as dessicated coconut by grating it. It’s pretty economical, as well.