Category Archives: Lakshmi Nair recipes

Fresh Strawberry and custard layered pudding

Ingredients:- For the cake batter:- Plain flour – 1.5 cups Baking powder – 2.5 tsps. Salt – a pinch Butter – 125 grams, softened Powdered sugar – 1 cup Eggs – 3 numbers, medium Vanilla essence – 1.5 tsps. Evaporated … Continue reading

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Tomato egg masala rice

Ingredients :- Kaima Rice – 1.5 cups Ghee – 1 tbsp. Sunflower / gingelly oil – 2 tbsps. Cinnamon – 1″ piece Cloves – 3 numbers Cardamom – 3 numbers Curry leaves – a few Onion – 2 medium, finely chopped … Continue reading

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Layered crunchy oats and chocolate squares

Ingredients:- For the base layer:- Old fashioned rolled oats – 1 cup Brown sugar – 3/4 cup + 2 tbsps.; packed Salt – a pinch Plain flour – 1/2 cup Baking soda – 1/4 tsp. Melted butter – 80 grams … Continue reading

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Ragi-Semiya payasam

Ingredients:- Broken wheat vermicelli/ Semiya – 1 cup Water – 3 cups + 2.5 cups; divided Low fat milk -2.5 cups Sugar – 1 cup Ragi powder – 2 heaping tbsps. Full fat milk powder – 6 heaping tbsps. Sweet condensed … Continue reading

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Easy Lemon chicken

Ingredients:- Chicken – 500 grams, breasts, cut into small cubes Garlic – 6 big cloves Ginger – 1 tbsp. Greenchilly – 6 numbers Turmeric powder -3/4 tsp. Salt – 1 tsp or to taste Butter – 25 grams Lemon juice … Continue reading

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Mulakaracha Kozhi curry

This chicken curry has only a few ingredients & is a good combination with Kappa/ cooked tapioca. This curry tastes better on sitting and will have a thick, fiery red gravy. Ingredients:- Chicken – 500 grams, cut into small cubes … Continue reading

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Chicken fry – Thiruvananthapuram style

Ingredients:- Chicken – 500 grams, cut into small cubes Kashmiri chilly powder – 1/2 heaping tbsp. Paprika powder – 1/2 heaping tbsp. Red chilly powder – 1/4 heaping tbsp. Orange red food colour – 3/4 tsp. Garlic -6 big cloves … Continue reading

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Kothu Chicken Curry

This is a very quick & easy chicken curry that goes very well with kerala porottas. Ingredients:- Chicken – 500 grams, boneless cut into smaller cubes Salt – to taste Red chilly powder – 1/2 tbsp (heaping) Kashmiri chilly powder … Continue reading

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Naadan Kurumulaku kozhi

Ingredients:- Boneless chicken – 1/2 kg. Salt – 11/4 tsp or to taste Greenchilly –  number, slit Pepper powder – 1 heaping tsp + 1/4 heaping tsp, divided White vinegar – 3/4 tbsp Onion – 2 numbers, medium, finely chopped … Continue reading

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Minced fruit & jam layered cake

This is a cake I had seen in Magic Oven cookery show (hosted by Lakshmi Nair). I have made a few modifications to the original recipe. I have substituted cranberries with sultanas & green currants.Instead of the vanilla frosting I have … Continue reading

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