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 bigredkitchen.com .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 […]

Coconut Toffee (Pol Toffee)

By |October 10th, 2011|

In Sri Lanka we have traditional sweets; Milk toffee, coconut toffee & Potato toffee are among them. Anyway this coconut toffee recipe is not almost according to the traditional recipe. This is with some changes to the original.Normally coconut toffees are cut into pieces, but I made it as balls, just for a change in […]