Recipe: Churros Con Chocolate by Chef of the Month Abhijit Saha

Serves 6

Ingredients Quantity
For Churros: 
Butter    120 gms
Icing sugar     1 tbsp
All-purpose flour    1 cup
Eggs             3 
Oil- for frying 8 cups
Icing sugar - for dusting   ½ cup
Water       1 cup 

For chocolate:
Dark chocolate - chopped 300 gm
Milk 300 ml
Liquid glucose 25 gm
Cinnamon sticks 2 sticks 
Butter 25 gm

For Churros:
Combine water, butter and sugar in a sauce pan and bring to boil, stirring occasionally until the butter melts 
Turn the heat to low, add the flour and stir vigorously until the mixture forms a ball. 
Remove from the heat and add the eggs stirring constantly 
Transfer to a bowl and keep in the refrigerator for 10 minutes 
Heat the oil for frying in large heavy pot. 
Transfer the dough to a pastry bag fitted with a large star tip 
Pipe 2 to 4 inch long strip of dough into the hot oil and cook until golden brown. 
Drain on paper towels, dust generously with icing sugar.  

For Chocolate: 
Keep chocolate in mixing bowl.
In saucepan put milk, liquid glucose and cinnamon stick and boil on slow flame. Once done add the hot milk to chopped chocolate and mix well, add butter and keep cover with cling film.

Serve fried churros on a plate with the warm chocolate on the side.

Recipes by Chef Abhijit Saha

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