Sweet Diwali recipes by Chef Nita Mehta

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New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANSlife) Want to create a memorable feast this Diwali? We roped in Tata Sky Cooking expert Chef Nita Mehta to share some scrumptious dessert recipes to relish.

500 ml full cream milk
1 cup boiled rice
2 tbsp sugar, or to taste
2 elaichi - crushed
� tbsp kewra jal

200 gm cream (1 cup)
100 gm chocolate - chopped (1 cup)

Boil rice and milk in a heavy bottom kadhai. Add sugar and cook till thick and kheer consistency, mashing with the back of a kadchi. Cool.
Add kewra jal and crushed elaichi.
For the chocolate sauce, heat cream on low heat.
Add chocolate and stir on low heat till a sauce is ready.
In a tall shot glass, pour some chocolate sauce. Allow to sit for 5 minutes.
Put a thick layer of cold kheer on it.
Finally, put a thin layer of chocolate sauce on it. Serve cold.

Ingredients (makes 10)
1 cup oats
� cup desiccated coconut
� cup flour (maida)
¿½ tsp baking soda
� tsp cinnamon powder
� cup (80 gm) softened butter
� cup caster sugar
2 tbsp brown sugar
3 tbsp milk
1 tsp Vanilla essence
2 tbsp black raisins

Coloured balls/sprinklers

Whisk butter & both the sugars together.
Add milk and essence. Mix well.
Mix oats, coconut, maida, soda & cinnamon powder
Fold in the maida mixture. Add raisins. Mix lightly to form a dough.
Form balls. Flatten slightly and place on a greased baking tray. Sprinkle coloured balls and press lightly.
Bake at 180�C for 15 min. Cool on a wire rack.

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