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 […]

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 […]

Aluwa -A Sri Lankan Traditional Sweet

By |March 28th, 2014|

We Sri Lankans celebrate New year in April. It is the time that all traditional sweets get more attention in New year table. Today I made Aluwa, a Sri Lankan traditional sweet make with rice flour. Usually Aluwa is delicious when it is cooked with treacle. In this recipe, I used sugar. Still it is […]

Konda Kavum recipe from Aunty Gunawathie

By |March 10th, 2014|

Konda KavumKonda Kavum is one of the most popular traditional sweets from Sri Lanka. It needs some skill to cook konda kavum ,specially to cook Konda Kavum with a nice shape. This oil cake/kavum has a top part and it is said ‘konda’ (in Sinhala,konda means hair and this top part is similar to […]

Sri Lankan Milk Toffee

By |January 27th, 2014|

Milk Toffee (Kiri Toffee) is one of the Sri Lankan Sweets which is delicious and easy to cook. Anyway, I am not a big fan of sweet treats, so I am very lazy to cook those at home. With milk toffee, one of the big difficulties is to stir it until it is set and […]

Peanut Butter Pinwheels

By |December 6th, 2012|

  I recently made this Peanut Butter Pinwheels. Actually I found the recipe from .The taste is so yummy & so sweet, but addictive. I am not a huge fan of sweet things. My friends know, I rarely eat toffees, candy etc. BUT,I loved this. I couldn’t stop eating them. If you are […]

Sri Lankan Pancakes (Coconut Stuffed Pancakes)

By |February 26th, 2012|

This is a sweet from Sri Lanka which is more suitable for tea time.
Pancakes are stuffed with a mixture of coconut & sugar. Also it doesn’t take much time to prepare this.

Recipe : Sri Lankan Pancakes
Ingredients (for about 7-8 pan cakes)

For Pancakes
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 egg – beaten
¼ tsp baking powder
Pinch of turmeric (optional)
salt to […]

Mung Kavum (A Sri Lankan Sweet with Mung Beans)

By |January 7th, 2012|

Mung Kavum is one of the traditional sweets from Sri Lanka which is mostly take place the dining table of New Year in April & other ceremonial events. Before cooking them, my idea was that it is not an easy to prepare sweet. This is my first time of cooking them & it was really […]

Kokis (Rosette Cookies/Rice Cookies)

By |December 28th, 2011|


Kokis is a traditional sweet from Sri Lanka & it is one of our favourites. Anyway still I don’t know how to make Sri Lankan traditional sweets, but after learning many other Sri Lankan cooking, now I am in a plan to try Sri Lankan sweets. We have a lot of traditional sweets in Sri […]

Lawariya (Stuffed String Hoppers from Sri Lanka)

By |December 20th, 2011|

Lawariya is a Sri Lankan traditional sweet & it is suitable for tea time. This is a kind of stuffed string hoppers (indi appa) & this is very easy to cook if you know how to prepare string hoppers. (Check here for string hoppers recipe)Here is my way of preparing ‘Lawariya’.Ingredients( for 4 nos Lawariya)½ […]