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Homemade Chocolate Truffles

Hari's picture
The homemade cardamom chocolate truffles are sure to bring a smile to your dear ones face. Enjoy creating this wonderful dessert with the step by step recipe video as your able guide.
Ingredients
  Bittersweet chocolate 2 Pound
  Heavy cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cardamom 10 , crushed (Use Whole Pods)
  Cocoa powder 1 Tablespoon
  Toasted almonds 1 Tablespoon
  Toasted coconuts 1 Tablespoon, finely chopped
Directions

MAKING
1) In a small saucepan, heat the heavy cream and cardamon pods over medium heat for 5 minutes until simmering.
2) In a large bowl, strain the hot heavy cream over the chocolate, cover with a plastic wrap and allow to sit for 5 minutes.
3) Using a rubber spatula, stir gently, starting in the middle of bowl and working in concentric circles until all chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth and creamy.
4) Pour the mixture into an 8 by 8-inch glass baking dish and place in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.

FINALIZING
5) Remove the chocolate mixture from the refrigerator and shape into balls by rolling between the palms of your hands.
6) Then coat the truffles with either the cocoa powder, almonds or coconut.

SERVING
7) Serve the truffles at room temperature or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Velvety
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Candy
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Kids
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
10
Story
Recipe from " Modern Indian Cooking " cookbook By Hari Nayak releasing July 2007 by Silverback books
As fancy and expensive as it sounds, Hari has made these homemade chocolate truffles in such a simple manner that it looks sinfully tantalizing and abominably easy to make. As he says if you want to be a great food entertainer, you can be one, by spending some time and a few ingredients making these amazing truffles .

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31 Comments

Joe.Bush's picture
Looks delicious. You really made it simple and easy. Well done. Nicely created video even though there is too many close views.
Taryn's picture
Wow, it looks fabulous Hari. Joe Bush your right, Hari's made it so simple and easy. This is one of the first things on my list to try. Keep up the great work.
Addison's picture
Hari this looks yummy. Call us at your bakery shop one day for ifood foodie get together.
Miss.World's picture
This looks great! I'll add it to the top of my to-try list ^_^ but I will be skipping the cardamom as it doesn't go well with me! thanks for making this look easy! :D
Lovetocookalot's picture
This looks so good! Thanks for breaking it down so well - I will be making these soon.
sonali's picture
gr8 recipe....will surely try.
suguna's picture
Love it!! Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm Chocolate Indiano!!!
Taryn's picture
Truly amazing recipe!
Huff's picture
Well done thanks hari ...!!
Vera.Schmidt's picture
Hari this looks yummy.............!!
shantihhh's picture
Wonderful truffles. Have you tried using ground white pepper in truffles? If not do give it a try simply wonderful. Also cardamon or white pepper are uite nice in ice cream-learned this from Chef Jean-Georges Vongericten.
CookingMyWay's picture
I'll be making these soon - the thought of the cardamom with chocolate is facinating
paris221966's picture
I love truffles! The coconut and cocoa powder truffles look the best ~
vikas.kumar's picture
Hi Hari. I must be among the very few who don't like chocolates...I also don't cook...but the simplicity with which you've shown the recipe makes me believe I can do this man...n I'm sure i'm gonna love it.
chefman's picture
Thanks hari for sharing your recipes..
amiablepsyche's picture
awesome recipe but i wonder if we would get these bittersweet chocolates in India.. am desparate to try this out. thanks and keep posting more
Nisha's picture
Yes bitter sweet chocolates are sometimes available at the nilgiris outlet or sweet chariot.
startcooking's picture
WoW! Your truffles look fantastic! Great video as well!
minaxi's picture
looks delicious...simple will try for sure
Ganesh.Dutta's picture
great recipe.....
savitha's picture
hey this is a really easy way to make truffles y dont u add some more truffles dishes here so that v can enjoy diff type of delisious truffles
Prezi's picture
I am sure this recipe should be fabulous, coz the flavors of cardamon and chocolate can be so indulging! Great recipe I must say.
aparna.priya's picture
I must say the cardamom-chocolate flavor enhance the taste of this truffle dish. You should add some more dessert dishes here. Keep posting...:)
jawed's picture
WHO MANY DAYS KEEP CARDAMOM CHOCOLATE
ifoodiee's picture
lovely! They look great and i am sure they will taste great too! I guess we can use different coatings too..
Anonymous's picture
I think I might try this with another coating of melted choc. then sprinkle some chocolate sprinkles on it! This looks so good and easy, thanks for the recipe!
Anonymous's picture
very good recipe and nice video
veg.foodie's picture
Cardamom gives an oh soo great flavor and taste.. I love it!! its a beautiful beautiful recipe.. and so perfect now that holidays are around :)
veg.foodie's picture
Cardamom gives an oh soo great flavor and taste.. I love it!! its a beautiful beautiful recipe.. and so perfect now that holidays are around :)
veg.foodie's picture
Cardamom gives an oh soo great flavor and taste.. I love it!! its a beautiful beautiful recipe.. and so perfect now that holidays are around :)
Delicious.Thoughts's picture
Never tried cardamom with chocolate ! ...Will try your cardamom chocolate truffles to see how they taste !