Category Archives: Lakshmi Nair recipes

Cucumber Dosa

Ingredients:- Pachari/ White Rice – 1 cup Grated cucumber ( I used Vellarikka) – 1.5 cups Grated coconut – 1/2 cup Grated jaggery – 1/4 cup Powdered cardamom – 1/2 tsp. Salt – 3/4 tsp. Ghee – as needed Method:- Soak … Continue reading

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Masala Brinjal Paalu Curry

Ingredients:- Eggplant – 1 medium Salt to taste Coconut oil – 2 tbsps. + 1 tbsp; divided Green cardamom – 2 numbers Clove – 1 number Onion – 1 small; thinly sliced Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp. Tomato – 1/2 cup; … Continue reading

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Cake chocolate truffle

Ingredients:- Butter cake – 500 grams Butter – 100 grams (softened) Powdered sugar – 1/2 cup Drinking chocolate – 2 tbsps. Brandy/Rum – 1 tbsp. Vanilla essence – 1/2 tsp. Apricot jam – 3 heaping tbsps. For coating:- Apricot jam – … Continue reading

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Quick tomato tamarind Rasam

Ingredients:- Tomato – 3 numbers Onion – 1 medium Garlic – 6 big cloves Peppercorns- 1tbsp. Ginger – 1 tsp. Greenchilly – 1 number Coconut oil – 2 tbsps. Mustard seeds – 1 tsp. Dry red chillies – 2 numbers; … Continue reading

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Biscuit Nut Roll

Ingredients:- Glucose biscuits/Parle-G biscuits – 200 grams (coarsely crushed) Cashews/Almonds – 100 grams (coarsely crushed) Butter – 100 grams Icing sugar – 1/2 cup Egg – 1 small; beaten Cocoa powder – 1.5 heaping tsps. Vanilla essence – 1/2 tsp. Method:- … Continue reading

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Fried egg wraps

This recipe makes 5 egg wraps. Ingredients:- For the egg masala mixture:- Egg – 5 numbers; hardboiled and peeled Salt – to taste Sunflower oil – 2 tbsps. Onions – 3 numbers, medium, finely chopped Curryleaves – a few Ginger –  1/2 tbsp … Continue reading

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Easy wheat and cashew tea cake

Ingredients:- Wheat flour –1.5 cup Baking soda – 1/2 tsp. Baking powder – 2 tsps. Salt – a pinch Refined oil – 1 cup Eggs – 3 numbers, big Castor sugar – 1 cup Vanilla essence – 1 tsp. Thick curd – 1/4 cup Cashews – 25 … Continue reading

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Coconut Kesari

Ingredients:- Bombay Rava – 1/2 cup Ghee – 1/2 cup; measured after melting Boiling thin coconut milk – 2.5 cups Sugar – 1 cup Grated coconut – 1 cup salt – a pinch Coconut essence – 1/4 tsp. Cardamom powder – 1 tsp … Continue reading

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Chicken mulakuvarattiyathu

Ingredients:- Chicken – 500 grams; cut into small cubes ( I like to use chicken breast) Red chilly powder – 1 heaping tsp. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp. Cumin powder – 1/4 tsp. Garam masala powder – 3/4 tsp. salt … Continue reading

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Caramel Kesari

Ingredients:- Sugar – 2 cups Water – 1 cup Boiling water – 3/4 cup Semolina– 1.5 cup Ghee – 1/2-3/4 cup Boiling milk – 2.5 cups Cardamom powder – 1/2 tsp Cashews as needed Raisins as needed Method:- First we have … Continue reading

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