Sri Lankan

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 […]

Sri Lankan Long Beans Curry / Ma Karal curry

By |October 24th, 2016|

Long Beans curry or commonly called as Ma Karal curry is another tasty vegetable dish from Sri Lanka. We have few different methods to cook Long Beans. This is a bit spicy way of cooking it. This Long Beans curry is great to eat with plain rice together with some other curry and sides. 

Here is […]

Spicy Prawns in Chili Sauce

By |October 15th, 2016|

 

We usually like seafood and specially prawns.Once I cooked prawns by preparing a ground spices paste including red chili.It was spicy,but still good as a spicy seafood dish.Though the name says chili sauce,I didn’t use any store bought chili sauce.Instead I allowed to cook chili paste and tomato until it become a sauce and after […]

Katta Sambola (Sri Lankan Chili Paste)

By |July 21st, 2016|

Well, today recipe is really hot! It is katta sambola recipe or our own Sri Lankan chili paste recipe which any Sri Lankan would like to taste. But, if you are not a Sri Lankan, I want to warn you. Katta Sambola is really hot! It will make you red and sweat! But it is […]

Sri Lankan Tomato Curry (Thakkali Curry)

By |May 30th, 2016|

Have you ever tried a tomato curry? (Thakkali Curry) With all flavors of tomato, a little bit sour and bit milkfish with addition of coconut milk, a tomato curry is a great side dish for string hoppers. This is also a perfect tomato curry for rice. But, in Sri Lanka we most of the time […]

Spicy Chicken Curry with Curd

By |May 5th, 2016|

Chicken curry with curd is another spicy chicken curry I cook at my home. However adding curd is not Sri Lankan way of cooking. We usually cook curries using coconut milk. I adapted this recipe from Indian cuisine, but spices and other ingredients are from my Sri Lankan kitchen.
Adding curd to the chicken curry didn’t […]

Sweet Potato Leaves Stir Fry (Bathala Kola Recipe)

By |April 21st, 2016|

Sweet Potato Leaves Stir Fry won my heart and I want to share the recipe today. This is a Sri Lankan style recipe which I tried few months ago.
Here in Singapore, we can see lot of different green leaves, so I try those in our Sri Lankan recipes and most of the time those are […]

Sri Lankan Alu Puhul Curry – Winter Melon Curry

By |January 17th, 2016|

Alu Puhul as we call in Sri Lanka or Winter Melon in English which is a fruit /vegetable gives delicious curry when we cook it with Sri Lankan spices. That is why I want to share this alu puhul curry recipe (Winter Melon Curry) with you all because although this curry is delicious and creamy, […]

Sri Lankan Coconut Sambol with Green Chili

By |December 21st, 2015|

Coconut Sambola or Pol sambola is one of the popular dishes in Sri Lanka. There are many variations for this tasty Sri Lankan condiment. We prepare pol sambola by grinding red chili powder and other ingredients with grated coconut, and this is great with rice and curry. Sometimes we fry prepared coconut sambola, then it […]

Devilled Fish Balls

By |December 13th, 2015|

In Singapore, I’ve seen fish balls in many dishes. Noodle soup with fish balls is one of the more popular Singapore dish among those fish ball dishes. Sometimes I buy a packet of fish balls and cook it as a stir fry. Recently I tried fish balls with a spicy sauce and it goes well […]