Category Archives: Lakshmi Nair recipes

Thiruvananthapuram style fish curry with drumstick

Ingredients:- Fish – 500 grams; cut into 1″ cubes Drumstick – 1 number; slit into half from the middle and cut into 2″ pieces Thondan mulaku – 2 numbers; slit Green mango – 5 to 6 two inch pieces ( … Continue reading

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Pachatheeyal with coconut milk

Ingredients:- Drumstick – 3 numbers; cut into 2′ long pieces Shallots – 15 numbers; sliced Greenchilly – 1 number; slit Coriander powder – 1 heaping tsp. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp. Kashmiri chilly powder – 1/2 tsp. Salt – to … Continue reading

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Jackfruit filling for ela ada and kozhukatta

Ingredients:- Finely chopped ripe jackfruit (varikka chakka) – 1.5 cups Jaggery – 1/2 cup Sugar – 2 level tbsps. Water – 2 tbsps. Grated coconut – 1 cup Powdered cardamom – 3/4 tsp. Cumin powder – a small pinch Ghee … Continue reading

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Chakkapori / jack fruit fritters

Ingredients:- Jackfruit flesh pieces/ Varikka chakka chula – as required Maida – 1/2 cup Cornflour – 1/2 cup Sugar – 5 level tbsps. Salt – 1/2 tsp. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp. Water – 1/3 cup Baking powder – 1/2 … Continue reading

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Jack fruit seeds Burfi

Ingredients:- Jack fruit seeds – 7 numbers Cream or milk – 1/4 cup Maida – 1 tbsp. Besan/ Chickpea flour – 1 tbsp. Sugar – 1 cup Ghee – 1 heaping tbsp. Cardamom powder – 1/2 tsp. Method:- Clean the … Continue reading

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Vegetable Mappas

Ingredients:- Coconut oil – 2 tbsps. Shallots – 1/2 cup; thickly sliced Curry leaves – a few Garlic – 4 big cloves Ginger – 1 tsp. Kashmiri chilli powder – 1 level tsp. Coriander powder – 3 bit heaping tsps. … Continue reading

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Beetroot squash

Ingredients:- Beetroot – 500 grams or 2 big numbers; grated Water – 7 cups Sugar – 1 kg. or 2.5 cups Lime juice – of 5 limes Ciric acid – 1/2 tsp. Tonovin essence – 3/4 tsp. Method:- Mix the grated … Continue reading

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Elephant yam and Plantain mulaku curry

Ingredients:- Kashmiri dry red chillies – 8 numbers Pepper corns – 1/2 tsp. Elephant yam – 2 cups; cut into small cubes Raw banana – 1 cup; cut into small cubes Water – 1.5 cups Salt to taste Coconut oil – 1 … Continue reading

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Drumstick and toor dal ozhichu curry

Ingredients:- Toor dal – 1/2 cup Drumstick – 6 numbers, cut into 2″ pieces Greenchilly – 2 numbers; slit Tomato – 1 cup; cut into bite size cubes Onion – 1 medium; thinly sliced Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp. Water … Continue reading

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Mulaku Choru aka Chilly Rice

Ingredients:- Kaima rice – 2 cups Ghee – 2 tbsps. Onion – 1 medium; finely chopped Kashmiri dry red chillies – 5 numbers (seeds removed) Pepper corns – 1.5 tsps. (level) Garlic – 4 big cloves Shallots – 2 numbers … Continue reading

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