Here’s how to make chocolate muffins in an idli machine

Nothing beats the feeling of a chocolate muffin melting in your mouth. However, the idea of ​​cooking the same way doesn’t seem so exciting, mainly because cooking takes a lot of time and, of course, patience. But with most of us at home now, why not bake these chocolatey wonders and add some sweetness to our day. What if we told you that you can do it in an idli maker? Are you wondering how? Find out below.

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Make chocolate muffins in a steamer / cooker. (Photo: Getty)

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  • 7 tablespoons – Milk
  • 3 tablespoons – Refined sugar
  • 3 tablespoons – Refined or vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons – Fresh curd
  • 3 tbsp – all-purpose flour or maida
  • 3 tablespoons – Cocoa powder
  • 1/3 tbsp – baking powder
  • 1/4 tbsp – Baking soda
  • 1 tbsp – Coarsely chopped almonds
  • Chocolate syrup

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* Take a mixing bowl and combine the sugar and the refined oil, whisking until they combine perfectly. Now add 3 tablespoons of fresh curd and whisk until you get a thick paste.

* To the mixture, add the other dry ingredients. Add 3 tablespoons of all-purpose flour or maida with 3 tablespoons of cocoa powder. Don’t forget the baking powder and baking soda.

* Finally, add 7 tablespoons of milk to the mixture. Mix well, go for folding movements. This will release the air bubbles into the mixture.

* Keep mixing until it becomes a thick paste. Now add the chopped almonds.

* Then grease the idli pan with oil so that the muffins can be removed easily. Add 2 tablespoons of batter to each compartment. Sprinkle more almonds.

* Now gently pat the maker to remove air bubbles and slowly insert it into a preheated steamer and close the lid.

* Cook for 30 to 40 minutes. Occasionally insert a toothpick to see if it’s cooked. If the toothpick comes out clean, your muffins are ready, otherwise wait a bit.

* Collect the muffins with a tablespoon and drizzle with a drizzle of chocolate sauce. And there you have it with your delicious and spongy chocolate muffins!

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