Dark Choc Coconut Bites – Healthy Puffed Rice Snacks

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Homemade Dark Choc Coconut Bites are a yummy and easy-to-make dessert or snack. Chocolatey and coconutty at the same time, these kurmura bites are just delicious!


Do you know anyone who doesn’t love chocolate? I don’t! Chocolate is one of those things that make you feel good. Chocolate milkshakes, chocolate sandwiches, and chocolate drinks are not just a dream; they are a reality and one that is quite tasty.

I love chocolate and so just like the dark choc munchies and white chocolate munchies that I’ve helped my sis Abby to make before, we also makethese yummy dark choc coconut bites too.

They’re so-so-so easy to make and ready in just around 20 mins, you’ll be eating one too many of these coconutty chocolate mamra bites before you know it.

What Ingredients Do You Need To Make Dark Choc Coconut Bites?

All you need to make these delicious puffed rice choc bites are dark chocolate or dark compound, mamra or puffed rice, peanuts, chilli flakes, and some desiccated coconut.

How To Make Dark Choc Coconut Bites?

Roast the mamra or kurmuri on a tava so they get nice and crunchy. You don’t have to, but it’s tastier and it also helps the chocs to stay crunchy longer.

Bowl full of Kumuri.
Kurmuri
Roast kurmuri on a tava.
Roasted kurmuri

Grind some dry red chilli and you have your chilli flakes. Or you can just save the chili seeds from the red chillies and dry them out over time. Both work! Also, keep the desiccated coconut ready in a bowl or a plate.

Red chili flakes.
Red chili flakes
Remove desiccated coconut in a plate.
Desiccated coconut

How To Double Boil The Chocolate?

To make at In a double boiler, put some water in the lower vessel and cover it with a similar size vessel. Add the chocolate to the vessel on top and allow the water to boil. Stir occasionally and as it heats up the chocolate will melt. You will get a nice smooth consistency.

Put water in the lower bowl and boil it until chocolate melts.
Double boil the chocolate
Melted and liquified chocolate.
Melted chocolate

Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl – namely the mamra, chilli flakes, and the desiccated coconut, and to this add the melted dark chocolate.

Mix roasted kurmuri, desiccated coconut and melted chocolate.
Add the melted chocolate to the coconut

Mix it well and drop tablespoon-size bits of it on a sheet of baking paper at a distance from each other. Allow them to cool and set, and voila, your dark choc coconut bites are ready! It’s so easy!

Let the spoonful mixes settle on butter paper.
Leave to set
Serve the dark choc coconut bites on plate.
Choc Coconut Bites are ready

You can always try one or two, to check that it turned out just right 😉

Serve the white choc and dark choc together.
Serve with other healthy chocolate bites
Sugar free coconut dark choc bites are served.
Sugar-free coconut flavored dark choc bites
Serve the white choc and dark choc together.
Serve the white choc and dark choc together

Cooking Tips And Tricks

  • Use a double boiler to melt the chocolate, or a homemade double boiler contraption.
  • If you dont have ready chili flakes, grind some dried red chillies and use them.
  • Roast the mamra for a crispier crunchy chocolate.

FAQ’s About Dark Choc Coconut Bites

How long can you store Dark Choc Coconut Bites?

You can store these chocolate bites in an air-tight container for up to 2 months at room temperature.

What is Mamra?

Mamra is puffed rice. It is also called murmura, kurmura, kurmuri, or muri in India.

Is puffed rice healthy?

Yes, puffed rice is healthy as it is low in calories and has some vitamins and minerals too.

Do you Use Dark Chocolate or Dark Compound?

It depends on what we’ve got in the house at the time. We have used both at different times. Dark compound is a product of cocoa that contains vegetable oil instead of cocoa butter. It is less expensive than real dark chocolate but tastes just as yum. If you’re going for a cheap snack, use dark compound, if you’re looking for healthier and tastier, use dark chocolate couverture.

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Sugar free coconut dark choc bites are served.

Homemade Dark Choc Coconut Bites | Healthy Snacks

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Homemade Dark Choc Coconut Bites are a yummy and easy-to-make dessert or snack. Chocolatey and coconutty at the same time, these kurmura bites are just delicious!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dessert, Snacks
Cuisine Fusion, Indian, International
Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings 25 pieces of 15 gms each
Calories 95 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 300 grams Dark Chocolate or Dark Compound
  • 30 grams Mamra or Puffed Rice Roasted for extra crunchiness
  • 20 grams Peanuts
  • 1 teaspoon Chilli Flakes
  • 50 grams Dessicated Coconut

Instructions
 

  • Roast the puffed rice on a tava for extra crunchiness.
  • In a bowl, mix the kurmura, chilli flakes and desiccated coconut.
  • Cut the chocolate slab into smaller pieces and melt the chocolate in a double boiler on the stove.
  • Add the melted chocolate to the bowl with dry ingredients and mix well.
  • Drop tablespoon-size pieces on a baking tray and allow to cool.
  • And your dark choc coconut bites are ready!

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Notes

  • Use dry red chillies to make chilli flakes, if you don’t have ready chili flakes.
  • Use a double-boiler to melt the chocolate.
  • Roast the kurmura for a bite of crunchier chocolate.

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Nutrition (Per Serving)

Calories: 95kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 106mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 28IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 2mg

Disclaimer: Nutrition Information per serving is estimated by a third party software based on the ingredients used, and is for informational purposes only. It will vary from product to product, based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients. Please consult the package labels of the ingredients you use, or chat with your dietician for specific details.

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