A VERY HAPPY NAGPANCHAMI TO ALL MY DEAR BLOGGER FRIENDS...!!!...Nagpanchami is celebrated in different ways in different parts of india.In Goa its done by doing pooja of Nad idol and offering it milk and other things. Today a special dish called as "Patholi" is done in Goa...Its little similar to stuffed steamed dumpling.Its made by stuffing rice dough with sweet coconut mixture and flavouring it with fresh turmeric leaves which gives its main taste and flavour. We celebrated this nagpanchami as every year and enjoyed lot of this patholis also:-))...I had posted this dish for last nagpanchami so you can refer details of it it here.I am reposting it for my friends who missed it last year...its really worth trying.
PATHOLI RECIPE POST ( Click here to open)
Now coming to todays recipe i am posting recipe of very yummy pudding "Choco Coffee Pudding"...its a very tasty pudding...I have combined coffee along with chocolate cause when both the flavours combine they give a very nice taste and flavour.Its a very simple recipe and its vegetarian version with no eggs.
- 400 milk(skimmed preferred)
- 5 grams unflavored china grass
- 2 table spoon cocoa powder
- 2 tea spoon instant coffee powder
- 3-4 table spoons sugar
- 2 table spoon warm water
- 1 table spoons of fresh low fat cream
- few dark chocolate shavings
- few glaced cherries
Take one cup water and mix the china grass in it.Heat it in a pan on low flame stirring continuously till it dissolves completely.Strain it and keep aside to cool.
dissolve cocoa powder in 2 table spoon of milk and coffee powder in 2 table spoon of warm water and keep it aside.Boil the remaining milk.Add the china grass mixture, sugar, cocoa powder paste, coffee powder paste in it and stir properly.
Mix well and cook over a low flame for around 10 minutes, stirring continuously till it thickens a little.Cool it for 10-15 mins and then add fresh cream and mix well.
You can set them in small serving dessert bowls or in a big bowl.Pour the mixture in small bowls and refrigerate it for 4-5 hours to set.You can garnish it with glaced cherries and dark chocolate shavings before refrigerating them.
Serve it chilled...!!!
Preparation Time: 30 mins