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Pol Sambola in a Traditional Sri Lankan Kitchen

By |January 9th, 2017|

Pol Sambola is one of the must try foods in Sri Lanka. It is spicy but well goes with many of Sri Lankan food. Actually it is a coconut relish prepared with chili and onion which is really easy to make in a modern kitchen. Just add everything in to an electric blender & grind […]

How to Help Victims of Sri Lanka Floods #PrayForSriLanka

By |May 20th, 2016|

Most areas of Sri Lanka are flooded and many families left their homes to stay safe. Landslides are another reason to make this a disaster! There are many families missing and number of death is increasing.
Personally my parents affected too. My area Kaduwela ,Athurugiriya is fully flooded including  our homes. My parents are in a […]

Sri Lankan Chicken Recipes

By |May 9th, 2015|

Sri Lanka is a spice island and you will find most food cook with spice blends. When it comes to chicken recipes, which is same. Most of the recipes are hot and spicy. Sometimes, we cook chicken curry with roasted spices and some Sri Lankan chicken recipes are with raw spices and raw curry powder. […]

Pick a Place to Visit in Sri Lanka

By |May 6th, 2015|

Sri Lanka, with all its colonial legacy and glory is one of the most favourite tourist spots for people around the world. Especially after the end of civil war, there is a massive boom in tourist resorts around the country. Almost 1.5 million tourists visited the country last year from across the globe, mostly from […]

April New Year & Sri Lankan Food Culture

By |April 7th, 2015|

April is a festive month in Sri Lanka as we celebrate New Year in April. Usually the date falls on 13thor 14th April and both Sinhalese Buddhists and Hindus celebrate this New Year.I just thought of sharing some photos from last year New Year as I spent the New Year in Sri Lanka.Although there are […]

Mung Guli (A Sri Lankan Traditional Sweet)

By |April 6th, 2015|

 

 

Mung Guli (A Sri Lankan Traditional Sweet)

Mung Guli is a traditional Sri Lankan sweet which is almost similar to Mung Kavum. Both are almost similar, mung kavum is diamond in shape where mung guli shape is a ball. In April we celebrate New Year in Sri Lanka and this is the time where most of […]

A Sri Lankan Buffet at Kataragama

By |February 24th, 2015|

 
One of the best ways to explore a new place is its food. Although I am a Sri Lankan, I love to try Sri Lankan food from different places when we are in a holiday. This time it is about food of Southern parts of Sri Lanka. We had our visit to that part […]

Glimpse of a Sri Lankan Home Garden

By |February 17th, 2015|

Cashew Tree

Whenever we visit Sri Lanka, I enjoy my time in the home garden. Not only flowers, there are some vegetables and fruits are there and we are lucky to enjoy some fresh fruits and vegetables during our stay there.

During our recent visit we travelled to southern part of Sri Lanka and here are […]

Hambanthota Kalu Dodol- A Sri Lankan Sweet and Sweet Memories

By |February 3rd, 2015|

Kalu Dodol

Kalu Dodol is a popular sweet in Sri Lanka. Hambantota, a district in Southern province of Sri Lanka is famous for this special sweet meet and of course Hambantota kalu dodol still keep its unique taste.

During last November, I was in Sri Lanka for a holiday and fortunate to visit Southern parts of Sri […]

Can you Scrape Coconut for a Competition?

By |January 27th, 2015|

Can you Scrape Coconut for a Competition?These ladies can and they are from Sri Lanka!

Do you use coconut milk for your cooking? In Sri Lanka, most of our cooking is associated with coconut milk.We also use coconut oil and grated coconut. Usually we get coconut milk by scraping coconut. This freshly squeezed coconut milk is […]