Model-turned-Tv personality Padma Lakshmi is nursing her daughter back to full health after the tot broke her elbow.

The single mum showed off little Krishna's injury on Twitter.com on Tuesday (06Jan15) as she helped to decorate the four-year-old's cast.

Alongside a photo of the bedazzled bandage, Lakshmi wrote, "Littlefeet (Krishna) broke her little elbow. But we shall not sacrifice our glamour."

The ex-wife of author Salman Rushdie did not reveal how the child sustained the injury.

Krishna is Lakshmi's daughter with financier Adam Dell.