Can't go wrong with these 5 minute chocolate puddings!!
Make a paste with
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
3 tablespoons corn flour
¼ cup milk
For Making Pudding
2 cups milk or 500 ml milk
⅓ cup sugar
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
In a bowl take 2 tablespoons cocoa powder and 3 tablespoons corn flour (corn starch).
Add ¼ cup milk.
Whisk to a smooth slurry. Keep aside. There should be no lumps.
Take 2 cups milk in a heavy sauce pan. Heat the milk on a medium-low flame and let it become warm or slightly hot
When the milk becomes warm or slightly hot then add ⅓ cup sugar.
Stir till all the sugar is dissolved.
Keep the flame to its lowest and then add the cocoa powder + corn flour slurry.
As soon as you add, begin to stir and mix.
Mix very well and simmer the pudding mixture on a low flame.
Keep on stirring continuously till the pudding mixture thickens.
Cook till the pudding mixture thickly coats the back of a spoon well. It should coat the back of a spoon well and then the pudding mixture slowly drops or falls from the spoon. the consistency will be medium thick.
Switch off flame and add ½ teaspoon vanilla extract or ¼ teaspoon vanilla essence.
With a wired whisk mix very well.
Immediately pour the chocolate pudding mixture in glass bowls.
Cover the bowls with a foil or lid. You can let the pudding cool and then cover with foil.
When the pudding cools down at room temperature, then keep in fridge to set for 4 to 5 hours or overnight.
The pudding will be wobbly once its set.
Serve with some grated chocolate or sliced strawberries on top