Tandoori Spiced Dark Chocolate Truffles

There's tandoori masala in our truffles!

If you haven't yet tried tandoori masala with dark chocolate, you're missing out on a heavenly combo!

The Mayans had it right by adding hot chilies to their hot chocolate and here's Arvinda's Valentine's spin on that very same idea!

Treat a loved one or a friend to something handcrafted from your kitchen this Valentine's Day. Arvinda's Tandoori Spiced Dark Chocolate Truffles would be just perfect for the Indian food lover!

Treat a loved one or a friend to something handcrafted from your kitchen this Valentine's Day. Arvinda's Tandoori Spiced Dark Chocolate Truffles would be just perfect for the Indian food lover!

Tandoori Spiced Dark Chocolate Truffles

Ingredients:
150 g dark chocolate (70-90% cocoa)
100 g medjool dates, soaked in 1/4 cup of hot water
1/2 cup dry unsweetened coconut, shredded
1/2 cup raw cocoa nibs
1 tbsp. cocoa powder
2 tsp. Arvinda’s Tandoori Masala + extra for dusting

Method: Over a double boiler, melt chocolate. Mix in dry, unsweetened coconut, raw cocoa nibs, cocoa powder and Arvinda’s Tandoori Masala.

In a food processor, purée dates with water until smooth. Fold in chocolate mixture and process until mixed. Remove into a bowl and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Using a melon scooper, scoop out mixture and form into balls. Roll into extra Arvinda’s Tandoori Masala for a garnish. Store in an airtight container. Makes 20 pieces.

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Posted on February 6, 2014 and filed under Arvinda's Tandoori Masala, recipe.