Raksha Bandhan 2021 is just around the corner, and it's the safe to say that the excitement is in the air. This pure and wholesome festival marks the pure bond between siblings with a promise to protect each other. As this festival is all about love for your sibling, what's a better way to show love than making some delicious food for them? While there are many options to cook from, we all know that starting the day with some delectable meethai is the best way to do it! So, if you are also searching for an easy and yummy dessert to make at home, then a chocolate peda will be amazing.
Why make a chocolate peda?
Chocolate has the ability to melt our hearts! The milky white colour and cooling crispiness of the chocolate make for an ideal addition to almost any sweet treat. Even though pedas may have gained popularity due to the number of sweets that are made using this base recipe, it is the addition of chocolate to them that makes them stand out from the rest. The combination of chocolate with a mango and milk lassi provides that burst of taste you're looking for. And speaking of a peda, why not make one out of chocolate and your favourite YoYo Maichaan album? Made with very few ingredients, this peda is one-of-a-kind. These few ingredients go to great lengths to keep the flavour of the pedas intact.
What ingredients do you need for a chocolate peda?
You need at least 6 ingredients for the chocolate peda recipe, the main ingredients of the chocolate peda are milk and chocolate. There are so many types of chocolates in the market that are available for you to use for making this peda recipe. You can use milk chocolate, white chocolate, white chocolate with mint, dark chocolate, orange chocolate, milk chocolate with mint, and many more. When should you make this chocolate peda recipe? There are a lot of special days for siblings, but if you are doing some extra work this Raksha Bandhan, we recommend you to make this peda on that day itself. As it will be the perfect sweet treat for your sibling on the special day. How to make a chocolate peda? You will need to melt 1 cup of milk chocolate and 1/4 cup of dark chocolate separately.
How to make a chocolate peda from scratch
Ingredients: • 1 cup of cocoa powder • 2 tbsp cardamom powder • 1 tsp rose water • 1 tbsp sugar • 1 tsp baking soda • 1 tbsp cocoa powder • 1 cup of milk • 6 tbsp milk chocolate, chopped Method: • Take a pan, add a pinch of saffron and let it stand for 2 minutes to bring out the fragrance. • Once the saffron gets done, take a pan of water and add 2 teaspoons of salt to it. • Now, add the cardamom powder, rose water and sugar and mix well. • Allow it to sit for 3 minutes, so that the sugar gets dissolved. • Take the pan off the flame and add the cocoa powder and mix it well. • Keep stirring it continuously so that the sugar does not form lumps. • Take a big bowl and add the cocoa powder to it. • Add 1 cup of milk to it and mix it well.
Variations on the theme of the chocolate peda
What's cool is that you can make chocolate peda in several ways, depending on your taste. Some people like to replace the milk and nuts with milk and white chocolate, while others use sugar or vanilla as the sweetener. Whichever way you decide to make this dessert, it's sure to be a treat for your sibling, and you will surely end up giving a sweet Rakhi gift to them. If you are looking for some quick dinner recipes for this festive season, or you just want to bake a new sweet treat for your family, this chocolate peda will definitely help. How To Make Chocolate Peda? Let's take a look at how to make a chocolate peda recipe. What You'll Need?
How to store and serve your chocolate pedas
Let's start with the storage, or more specifically, the storage time. As a rule of thumb, as per food processing industry, one gram per 25 grams of flour is required for mixing cakes, biscuits, and baked pastries, and one gram per 10 grams for cakes. So, if you are planning to make pedas for your brother, make sure to use a good quality chocolate as it will help to make your pedas smooth and rich. For storage, take two tablespoons of sugar, and two teaspoons of cocoa powder in a bowl. Add the chocolate powder and mix them well. Add four tablespoons of flour in the chocolate batter, and mix well. Now, sieve the flour with a wet spoon, and stir well to make a smooth batter. Add a teaspoon of vanilla powder to the chocolate batter, and mix well.
Sweet, healthy and nutritious, this peda will be the perfect treat to share with your sister. Just remember that when you play matchmaker for her, you should always bring something that's yummy and tempting. Take the little love of your life on an exciting culinary adventure. Remember the Raksha Bandhan promises! Rakhi Special 2021: Recipe Ingredients 1 1/2 cups gram flour (maida) 1 cup milk (unsweetened) 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp milk sugar (sodium bicarbonate) 1 tsp cardamom powder 10 g sugar (optional) 5 g semolina 1 tsp oil (castor oil) 1 tsp ginger garlic paste (garlic paste without any oil) 1/2 tsp red chilli powder 1 tsp mint (mint leaves) 1 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp turmeric powder Procedure 1. First of all, take a mixer and beat all the ingredients together.