Category Archives: Lakshmi Nair recipes

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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Spicy grilled chicken

Marinate 450 grams of chicken (with bones) with 3/4  tbsp of mustard paste, 1.5 heaping tsp of pepper powder, 5 big garlic cloves (pasted), juice of 1 big lime, 1/2 tbsp of red chilly powder, 1/4 tsp of soy sauce, … Continue reading

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Raagi dessert kurukku

Soak 1/2 cup of ragi in water for 5-6 hours. Grind to a smooth paste adding water & strain through a fine sieve. Mix with 4 cups of water & cook on medium low heat for 10-15 minutes or till … Continue reading

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Vellarikka Stew

This is another recipe from Laksmi Nair’s cookbook & this stew goes very well with rice. Mix together 1 tsp of poppy seeds with 1/4 cup of water. Warm it in the microwave for 1 minute. Mix together 2 cups … Continue reading

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Steamed black currants cake

A very delicious, soft, moist & a gorgeous looking cake. This cake is one of my favourites. This recipe is from Lakshmi Nair’s cookbook. Sift together 3/4 cup of plain flour, 3/4 tsp of baking powder & a pinch of … Continue reading

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