Sri Lankan

Sarana Leaves with Coconut Paste (Sri Lankan Watercress Recipe)

By |August 8th, 2017|

Sarana is a kind of leaves which is commonly found in Sri Lanka. This leafy green is always a popular choice to cook with dhal curry. As it is a kind of watery leaf, the taste is good if you mix with another vegetable or grains including potato and dhal. However in this recipe, I […]

Karawila Mallung (Bitter Gourd with Grated Coconut)

By |July 3rd, 2017|

Bitter Gourd or Karawila/Karela is a popular vegetable in Sri Lanka for many recipes. Some of the popular Sri Lankan bitter gourd recipes include bitter gourd salad (Karawila Salad) or bitter gourd curry(Karawila Curry). As bitter gourd is a vegetable which is helpful in lowering blood sugar, it is good to include it into the […]

Multigrain Roti – The Sri Lankan Style Multigrain Pol Roti

By |June 27th, 2017|

Have you ever tried multigrain roti? Pol roti is a popular Sri Lankan dish which we eat for breakfast or even for dinner. Now, this is another version of traditional Sri Lankan pol roti. Earlier I shared the traditional way of cooking Sri Lankan pol roti. However, I usually try different flour and different ingredients […]

Sri Lankan Sweets and Treats for April New Year

By |April 7th, 2017|

Sri Lankan sweets are still popular in any special occasion and celebration. That is where all traditional Sri Lankan sweets such as Kawum, kokis , Aluwa add their best taste for the event making the event ceremonial. Among all Sri Lankan celebrations, we cannot forget the April New Year.In this post I want to compile […]

Protein Packed Split Mung Beans Curry from Sri Lanka (Mung Piyali Curry)

By |February 28th, 2017|

This is another curry recipe from Sri Lanka and it is loaded with protein.A protein packed vegetarian recipe is always a favourite for vegetarians and those who admire vegetarian dishes. So, if you look for protein dishes witch are vegetarian, then try this split mung beans curry which is from Sri Lankan Cuisine.

Anyway, these days […]

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 […]