“Like love, chocolate is always a delight to receive or to give”-MARY JANE FINSAND.
There is an apt saying called everything is fair in love, war and chocolate. There are few foods that I feel passionate about — a passion that goes beyond a love for the “sweetness” of most desserts: Chocolate is, well, different. For the true chocoholic, just thinking about chocolate can evoke a pleasurable response. From being one of the most popular flavours in the world , chocolate surely is sinful in the truest sense! Rightly termed as the wonder ingredient, who knew that the discovery of an ordinary bean from the tree Theobroma cacao found in the jungles of South and Central America would become a hot favourite of all ages around the world.
Dark chocolates are very popular among health conscious people as it is rich in flavonoids and antioxidants free radicals.Antioxidants are considered to slow down the ageing process, as it helps to free your body from Chocolates are also helpful to keep you in a happy mood, as it produces the same chemicals (phenylethylamine) which your brain creates when you feels that you are falling in love. This is one of the reasons why so many women love chocolate – it really is a mood elevator.
This recipe of mine “CHOCOLATE KHEER” or “CHOCOLATE RICE PUDDING”is a rendition of classic Indian dessert- Rice kheer. There is no better ingredient than chocolate when you want to have a different flavor in your rice pudding. The chocolate flavor achieved by adding chocolate chips complements its smooth texture.
To make Chocolate Kheer we need :