Vegetables and Pulses

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 […]

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 […]