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Chocolate Ganesha idol

Without a mould make this easy chocolate Ganesha that is, even more. easier for visarjan.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Shaping the idol 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Cuisine Indian, South indian


  • 250 grams chocolate
  • 50 grams biscuit ( I have used marie biscuit)
  • 1/4 can condensed sweetened milk

For decoration

  • funfetti
  • edible cake beads,


  • Collect the ingredients needed.
  • Powder the biscuits to a fine mix.
  • Add the chocolate into a thick pan on low heat.
  • Ad the chocolate starts to melt add the condensed milk and let them melt together.
    chocolate making.
  • Keep stirring continiously and add the biscuit powder.
  • Let this mix cook and thicken with continious mixing( otherwise the chocolate will burn).
  • Once they look thick, remove from the heat and set it aside to cool.
  • If living in hot climates, you may need to use a refigerator to cool this dough.
  • Once cooler and hand warm knead this mix to a shiny finish.
    chocolate dough.

To make the idol

  • Divide the cooled dough into a large sphere about 5-7 cms in diameter, a smaller one of 4 cm diameter. These for the body and the head.
  • With the remaining dough portion out the legs, hands and ears.
  • Roll the big body ball and palce on a plate or a parchment paper.
  • Roll the ball for the head and pull one of the ends to shape like a trunk.
  • Flatten the ear pieces and attach to the back of the head.
  • Place the head on the body ( use tooth pick to secure if needed)
  • Elongate the leg piecesand stick them from the back of the body piece. smoothen as you go to get a curved stlishly seated legs.
  • Shape out the feet.
  • Elongate the hands and make one palm facing forwrad and the other with a tiny cone of the dough to form a modak.
  • Stick the hands from the back at the junction of the body and head, under the ears.
  • Shape a crown if desired, some additional modaks and a tiny oblong shaped mice with a tail.
  • Using cake decoratiosn, Place eyes for the Ganesha.
    ganapathi with chocolate
  • Use funfetti to add more colour and jewellery as per your imagination.
  • Your Chocolate Ganesha Is ready.
    Chocolate Ganesha idol without mould, ecofriendly ganesha.
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