Palm fruit / Ice Apple / Nungu is a best thirst quencher fruit for summer. With this palm fruit I have prepared an eggless creamy mousse with chopped musk melon pieces in it. This mousse is filled in the chocolate tarts. So this will be your kid’s favorite dessert for this summer.
Musk melons are rich in potassium, Vitamin A enriched and keeps your body hydrated.
Ice apple or nungu is rich in Vitamin A, B and C, Iron, Zinc, Phosphorous, and potassium.
INGREDIENTS FOR THE CHOCOLATE TART
Cocoa Powder -2 Tbsps (30 gms)
Cold Butter -5 tbsps ( 75 gms)
Powdered sugar -5 tbsps (75 gms)
Curd -1/4 cup
Flour/ Maida -160 gm
Baking Powder -3/4 tsp
Salt -a pinch
In a bowl add flour, cocoa, sugar, baking powder, cold butter, and salt.
Mix until the flour resembles bread crumbs.
Add curd and mix until a crumbly dough is formed.
Wrap tightly in a cling wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Divide the dough into 12 equal portions.
Preheat oven to 180C.
In a muffin pan, drop the 12 portions into 12 moulds.
Press the dough into the muffin mould for a thin crust
Place a square piece of butter paper on top of the muffin cups and add rice or beans for blind baking and bake it for 10 minutes.
Remove the rice and butter paper and bake for another 5 to 10 minutes ot until the crust is done.
Remove from oven. The crust may seem soft but when they cool down they become crispy.
Once cool remove from the muffin moulds .
INGREDIENTS FOR NUNGU MOUSSE
Nungu pureed - 1 1/2 cups
Whipped cream - 2 cups
Powdered sugar - 2 1/2 tablespoons
China grass - 10 grams
Water - 1 ½ cups
Musk melon cubed - 1 cup