Padma Lakshmi/Instagram
Kathy Ehrich Dowd
June 18, 2017 11:34 AM

Padma Lakshmi posted an intimate Instagram with Adam Dell and their 7-year-old daughter, Krishna, Saturday night.

The Top Chef host, 46, joked that she’s in need of a little “me time” as she shared a shot of herself looking super-casual in bed while wearing a white tank top and a green skin mask slathered over her face.

Krishna is cuddling with her in the snuggly shot, while Dell peeks at the camera behind them.

“Can I please have some ME time??” she captioned the image, along with hash tags #howsweetitistobelovedbyyou! and #littlehands.

It’s a notable image of the pair, who have yet to officially acknowledge their rekindled romance.

The duo have had a fraught history over the years, including a drawn-out, public custody battle for Krishna.

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Dell sued Lakshmi in 2011, having long been unhappy with the custody arrangement originally hammered out. In his suit, the 47-year-old claimed that the reality TV star and author aimed “to minimize — if not eliminate — [his] role in Krishna’s life.” (Lakshmi, who was in a relationship with the late businessman Teddy Forstmann, would not publicly acknowledge who fathered her baby when she was born. Dell’s lawsuit cited a DNA test that proved he was the father.)

The pair ultimately settled amicably in 2012.

In January, the trio attended the Women’s March on Washington in D.C., just a day after Page Six published a story claiming the pair were “giving it a try” and that Lakshmi was “taking it slow” with the venture capitalist, whose brother founded computer manufacturing company Dell Inc.

On Friday, Lakshmi and Dell were spotted at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen where they attended the Dubai in the Sky party together.

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