Chocolate Recipes for All Celebrations

A celebration is incomplete without chocolate. It is a pleasure to gorge on chocolates. Chocolate is something that makes you feel good. It has been proved that chocolate can increase the serotonin levels.

Dark chocolate is now being considered as a health food. In this article, we have collected a list of chocolate recipes that you will surely like.

  • Choco Mousse 

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    This is one of the favourite desserts of the kids. The dish can be made more tasty with ingredients like gelatin crystals, dark chocolate and milk.

  • Chocolate Bark 

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    This delicious chocolate is prepared with superior chocolate, nuts and dry fruits. When all the ingredients are combined, this chocolate turns into mouthwateringly delicious

  • Chocolate Truffle 

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    These chocolate rolls are round and flavoured with butter, cream and mixed nuts. They are dipped in a lot of chocolate. These delicious chocolate truffles will rock your party.

  • Chocolate Fudge 

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    This dessert is prepared with a combination of condensed milk, chocolate, dry nuts and butter. This delicious recipe can be enjoyed anytime.

  • Chocolate Brownie Cake 

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    Chocolate brownie cake tastes really great with coffee. If I visit CCD, I order chocolate brownie with my coffee.

  • Chocolate Swiss Roll 

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    This is a sweet and amazing sweet. It is very easy to prepare. This recipe is very easy to prepare and looks really good when complete.

  • Chocolate Cake 

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    Chocolate cake is perfect for any party. It is prepared using vanilla, buttermilk, cocoa powder and flour. It is perfect for any celebration.

  • Choco Lava Cake 

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    This is a delicious dessert that is very chocolatey and delicious. This small-sized cake is topped with roasted almonds and icing sugar.

Puran Poli: A Sweet Flat-bread From India

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Puran Poli or Puran Puri is an Indian flat-bread and is eaten as a dessert in Maharashtra or as a main dish in the state of Gujarat. Other states of its origin include Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. This is a very famous dish and is prepared during Holi/Gudi padwa.

This sweet flat-bread is a favorite dish of Indians and has got many variations throughout India There are different names for this flat-bread, which include Puran Poli(Marathi), Bobbatlu(Telugu), Boli(Malayalam & Tamil), Obbattu(Kannada), Poli, Ubbatti etc.

The recipe of Puran Poli varies with places. . For example Maharashtrian Puran Poli is very different from Puran Puri of Gujarat. While toor dal is used for stuffing in Gujarat, chana dal is used in Maharashtra. Grated coconut is also used sometimes in Konkan, Maharashtra. Sometimes a mixture of jaggery and sugar can be used as a sweetener. In coastal areas, nutmeg is used for flavoring and sometimes cardamom is used. Both, nutmeg and cardamom can also be used. In addition, one can add Nuts, dates etc.

Puran Puri also varies in size and thickness. The stuffing used in Gujarat is Toor Dal. Due to this, the size of Puran Puri becomes small and thickness increases. Whereas in Holige, coconut is used which results in larger size and less thickness.

Try these recipes of Puran Poli:-

Puran Poli Recipe 1

Puran Poli Recipe 2(Gujarati Recipe)

Puran Poli Recipe 3

Puran Poli Recipe 4(Video)

Puran Poli Recipe 5(Maharashtrian Recipe)

Ghevar: A Delight of Indian Cuisine

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A Rajasthani sweet, Ghevar is traditionally linked with Teej Festival which comes during the monsoon season. Teej represents the union of Goddess Parvati & Lord Shiva. Besides Rajasthan, the dessert is very famous in nearby states of Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Harayana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh etc.

Ghevar is normally made in January for Makar Sankranti festival, in March-April for Gangaur festival and in July-August for the festival of Teej.

This dessert has its origins in the city of Jaipur, capital of Rajasthan. Flour, sugar and oil are mixed with ghee forming thick and tempting batter. The batter is fried into a cake and then cooled, served with almonds, pistachios or cardamom powder.

The Indian cooks use good amount of sugar, oil, flour, milk and ghee to make Ghevar during Teej. Ghevar easily available throughout India in the days close to Teej. This dessert is first fried in a pot, then it is taken out and left to cool. The cakes of Ghevar are put in levels with three different layers cooled, sugar dipped and put on top of each other to give you a delicious dish.

There are many types of Ghevar that include Plain Ghevar, Mewa Ghevar & Malai Ghevar. When a layered Ghevar is made, sometime people add custard cream at the top of each layer. Many people use cardamom powder, pistachios and almonds on the top of these layers when they are wet with sugar. Another recipe for this sweet is made by making a hole in the center and filling the hole with cream or figs.

If you want to know more about Indian sweets, you can go to: South Asian Sweets

Try some Ghevar recipes at home:-

  1. Recipe 1 : http://bit.ly/1LwtiA7
  2. Recipe 2 : http://bit.ly/1EfWYPP
  3. Ghevar With Rabri Recipe : http://bit.ly/1PvsxoR
  4. Ghevar With Kesar Rabri Recipe: http://bit.ly/1hXh8Uy
  5. Video: http://bit.ly/1Nxe3Y2