Category Archives: Lakshmi Nair recipes

Paalak Sambar

Cook together 1/4 cup of toor dal, 1/3 cup of shallots (no need to cut them), 1 big garlic clove (julienned), a few curryleaves, salt, 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder and 1 tsp of coconut oil adding 1 cup of water … Continue reading

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No Bake chocolate peanut butter cookies

Ingredients:- Milk – 1/4 cup Sugar – 1/2 cup ( The real recipe calls for 3/4 cup) Butter – 50 grams Cocoa powder – 2 tbsps. Creamy peanut butter – 3 tbsps. Vanilla essence – 1/4 tsp. Chopped walnuts – … Continue reading

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Savoury semolina pops

Ingredients:- Semolina – 1 cup Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp. Curry leaves – a few Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp. Kashmiri chilly powder – 1/4 tsp. Hing – 1/4 tsp. Fenugreek powder – 1/2 tsp. Salt – 1/2 tsp. Sugar … Continue reading

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Mixed Vegetable Fritters

Ingredients:- Onion -1 medium, cut into medium square pieces ( I sliced the onion instead, a mistake) Carrot – 1 number; thinly sliced Potato – 2 medium numbers; peeled, quartered and thinly sliced Capsicum – 1 number; cut into medium … Continue reading

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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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