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A pastry made with maida and other ingredients
Published On: 06 Aug 2011
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hindi: Cheeni / Shakkar
English: All Purpose Flour
tamil: Maida Maavu
malayalam: Maida Mavu
telugu: Maida Pindi
kannada: Maida Hittu
Bengali: Laban / Noone
For preparing profiteroles, boil salt, water, butter and sugar.
Add in the sifted maida and mix well with a wooden spoon until the pastry becomes a ball.(It should not stick to the bottom). Allow it to cool.
Grease a baking sheet and dust it with maida.
Preheat the oven at 180 degrees celsius.
Knead the pastry well in a food processor.
Add in the eggs and knead it well until the pastry turns smooth. Let it cool.
Make well shaped balls from the pastry. Place it onto the baking sheet.
Brush with egg yolk mixed in a drop of water.
Put the sheet in the oven and bake it for 20 minutes. Then leave it in the oven for a further 5 minutes with the door half opened.
Leave it to cool.
For the sauce:11)Melt the chocolate on low heat.
Add in butter and cream. Mix it till smooth and keep it aside.
Fill each chou with a scoop of ice-cream and arrange it on the plate.
Profiteroles are ready. Pour the chocolate sauce over the chou and serve immediately.
Note:1)You can change the filling with any other ice-cream or fruit mousse or fruit puree.
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