Category Archives: Lakshmi Nair recipes

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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Pazham Ularthiyathu

Ingredients:- Kerala Banana – 4 numbers; large (ripe but firm) Ghee – 3/4 cup Cashews – 50 grams; halved Golden raisins – 50 grams Grated coconut – 2 cups Sugar – 1/2 cup Water – 1/4 cup Egg – 2 … Continue reading

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Rice porridge

Ingredients:- Raw rice/ Pachari – 1 cup; soaked in water for 2-3 hours Grated coconut – 1.5 cups Jaggery – 2 to 2.5 cups Water – 6 cups Cardamom powder – 3/4 tsp. Salt – 1/4 tsp. Butter – 25 … Continue reading

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Pineapple and Tomato Pachadi

Ingredients:- Ripe pineapple – 1.5 cups; chopped Tomato –  1 cup Water – 1 cup Salt to taste Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp. Grated coconut – 1 cup Greenchillies – 2 numbers Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp. For Tempering:- Coconut … Continue reading

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Mixed vegetable and mutton mince upma

Ingredients:- Semolina – 1.5 cups Coconut oil – 2 tbsps. + 2 tbsps.; divided Mustard seeds – 1 tsp. Dry red chillies – 4 numbers; split Curryleaves – a few Ginger – 1.5 tbsps.; chopped Greenchilly – 2 numbers; finely … Continue reading

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Oats kesari

Ingredients:- Quick cooking oats – 1.5 cup Ghee – 6 level tbsps (solid) Salt – 1/4 tsp. Boiling water – 4.5 cups Cashew nuts – 1/4 cup; coarsely chopped Sugar – 1.5 cup Powdered cardamom – 1 tsp. Method:- Heat … Continue reading

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Sweet and spicy wheat chips

Ingredients:- Atta/ Wheat flour – 1 cup All purpose flour – 3/4 cup Salt – 3/4 to 1  tsp. Sugar – 2 tsps. Hing – 1/4 tsp. Butter – 2 tsps. Cumin seeds – 1 tsp. Kashmiri chilly powder – 1.5 heaping … Continue reading

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Carrot Pulissery

Ingredients:- Carrot – 2 numbers (big) or 1 heaping cup; cut into thin slices Water – 1/4 cup + 3/4 cup; divided Salt to taste Grated coconut – 3/4 cup Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp. Shallots – 1 number Greenchilly … Continue reading

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Drumstick and green mango paalu curry

Ingredients:- Coconut oil – 2 tbsps. Mustard seeds – 1 tsp. Fenugreek/Uluva – 1/4 tsp. Dry red chillies – 2 numbers Curry leaves – a few Onion – 1 medium; cut into bite size cubes Shallots – 4 numbers; thinly … Continue reading

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Shrimp and drumstick sambar

Ingredients:- Shrimps – 250 grams; cleaned Toor dal – 1/4 cup Coconut oil – 2 tbsps.+ 1 tsp.; divided Mustard seeds – 1 tsp. Dry red chillies – 2 numbers Curry leaves – a few Ginger – 1 tbsp.; chopped … Continue reading

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