Vegetables and Pulses

Sri Lankan Recipe: Kiri Aguna Kola Sambolaya

By |November 12th, 2017|

Kiri Aguna Kola (kiri anguna kola) or scientifically called as tylophora pauciflora is a kind of leaf which is also edible. In Sri Lanka there are many edible leaves which we use in different recipes. It can be a mallum, salad or even a stir-fry, edible leaves play a major role in Sri Lankan cuisine.

Kiri […]

Sri Lankan Gaslabu Mallum (Raw Papaya with Grated Coconut)

By |November 7th, 2017|

This raw papaya mallum (Amu Gaslabu mallum) will sure add different flavor for your meal. Papaya is not only for drinks or salads. You can also cook a delicious side using raw papaya.

If you are bored of same recipes every day for your Sri Lankan meal, try cooking a raw papaya. Gaslabu mallum or raw […]

Sri Lankan Raw Mango Curry (Amba Maluwa)

By |October 23rd, 2017|

Do you like to know how to cook a finger licking good fruit curry from Sri Lanka? Then this Sri Lankan raw mango curry or Amba Maluwa will be the ideal recipe for you. Call it as raw mango curry or green mango curry; this mango curry will add flavours for your Sri Lankan meal […]

Sri Lankan Thalana Batu Thel Dala (Thai Eggplant Stir-fry)

By |October 13th, 2017|

Thalana batu (Thai Eggplant) or ela batu is another vegetable that is available in Sri Lanka which can be used in different recipes. If you notice the recipes I share here, you will understand that Sri Lankan recipes are not always curry. Sri Lankan recipes are not always spicy either! You can always adjust the […]

Sri Lankan Style Pumpkin and Spinach Stir-Fry

By |September 7th, 2017|

Well, in Sri Lanka we don’t cook pumpkin and spinach together. At least I don’t have idea of such combination with spinach.But I cooked this Pumpkin and Spinach Stir-Fry  and really love the taste!

With my experience, I know spinach is better with dhal or potato as a curry. But, few days ago I tried this […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]