Neethu's Kitchen To Yours: April 2011

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Date-Nut chocolate bites


100 g Diary Milk Chocolate Bars
75 g Hazelnuts, toasted
10 Dates, pitted and slit
1/4 Cup Cream


1. Melt the chocolate with cream and mix well. 

2. Mix the toasted nuts and dates together to the melted chocolate. Mix well.

3. Using a teaspoon, drop small bites of the mix onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a plate coated with butter.

4. Allow to set in a cool place.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Egg Noodles


150 gms Egg Noodles
1 carrot Thinly shredded
1 Yellow Bell Pepper Thinly Shredded
1 Green Bell Pepper Thinly Shredded
1 Green Chilly, Slit
1 onion, diced
1/4 cup beans thinly chopped
2 eggs, Beaten
3 cloves of Garlic diced
1 1/2 tsp Soya Sauce
1 tsp chilly sauce
2 tblsp Chilly tomato sauce
1 tsp freshly ground pepper 
Seasame oil


1. Cook the noodles as per the instructions. After cooking the noodles,Take a pan and fry the noodles seperately for 2 minutes in sesame oil.

2. Scramble the eggs seperately.

3. In a pan, add sesame oil. Saute some garlic and onions for about a minute. Add all the vegetables together with some salt and fry briefly. Add the scrambled eggs and fry for another 1 minute.

4. In a seperate bowl, add soya sauce, chilly sauce, pepper, chilly tomato sauce and mix well.

5. Add the sauce mix to the pan. Mix all the ingredients together well. Adjust the salt according to your taste. In low heat, add the noodles and mix well. 

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Beat the Heat with some Water Melon.


1 Cup Diced Watermelon
1/2 Cup Diced Peaches
1/2 Cup Diced Pineapple
12 Cashewnuts
1 tsp Lemon Juice
2 tsp Desiccated coconut
1 tsp Butter
2 tblsp Sugar


1. Roast the cashewnuts in butter and grind well in a mixer.

2. Mix all the fruits. Add sugar, ground cashewnuts, lime juice  and mix well. 

3. Spread Desiccated on the top.

4. Refrigerate for 30 minutes and Enjoy :)

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Pineapple Biscuit Pudding


1 1/2 Packets of Marie Gold 133 gms Biscuit
Custard made with 1/2 litre Milk
1 cup grated Pineapple
1 Scoop Vanilla Icecream
1 tsp Butter

Custard Mix

Mix 2 tbsp custard powder with 3 tbsp of milk taken form 1/2 litre milk to form a paste. Boil the remaining milk with 3 tbsp sugar. Also add 1/2 tsp Vanilla Essence. Add the custard paste and stir for 2 minutes. Let it cool


1. Break the biscuits with your hands and grind it in the mixer until powder form. Add melted butter and mix well.

2. Take a Dessert dish and press the crust mix firmly  with hand into the bottom and sides of the pan. Keep it in the fridge for 15 minutes.

3. Spread the grated pineapple all over.

4. Add the Custard Mix and let it the set in the refrigerator for 2 hours.

5. Slice and have it with a Scoop of vanilla Icecream! ( Haagen Dazs would be Ideal) ;))

Lets just Say Chicken Curry ...Simple! ;))


1 Kg chicken
1 Large Onions
4 Tomatoes
1/2 cup coconut Grated
2 Chillies
1 tsp Garlic and 1 tsp Ginger Crushed 
1tsp Mustard Seeds
2 tblsp Chilly Powder
1 tblsp Chicken Curry Powder
1/4 cup Chopped Coriander Leaves 


1. Add Oil in a pan and Splutter Mustard Seeds with some Curry leaves.

2. Add Chopped onions with ginger garlic Chillies paste  and Saute for about 3

3. Grind Tomatoes and Coconut Grated Separately in the Mixer really well. Add little water.

4. Add this mix to step 2. Mix until you see the oil separate. Add chilly powder and chicken curry powder and Saute for another 2 minutes along with coriander leaves. Add 1 cup hot water. Let it boil. Now add the cleaned chicken. ( Marinate the chicken with Vinegar to avoid any kind of meaty smell). Cook with the lid for about 10 to 15 minutes.

5. Open the lid and mix it all well for another 5 minutes. 

Voila! Serve it with Roti