Vegetables and Pulses

Sri Lankan Dhal Curry with Green Chilli-Parippu Curry

By |November 2nd, 2015|

Parippu curry or dhal curry is one of the popular ways of cooking red lentils in Sri Lanka. Sometimes we cook it as a plain curry or even we cook parippu (dhal) mixed with drumstick leaves or spinach. If you check Sri Lankan recipes and cooking styles, there are many ways to cook dhal as […]

Hall Masso and Malu Miris Stir Fry (Dried Sprats and Banana Peppers)

By |September 11th, 2015|

In Sri Lankan cuisine, you will find we add dried sprats (haal masso) for lot of dishes. Even not as a main dish, we add few dried sprats as a flavor enhancer for some curries such as brinjal curry. Today recipe is such kind of recipe which we cook dried sprats with banana peppers (malu […]

Sri Lankan Eggplant Curry

By |August 5th, 2015|

Brinjal and eggplants are always ready to go into a curry if it is a Sri Lankan kitchen. Although there are fried recipes with brinjal and eggplants, I also cook them in a simple curry recipe most of the time. When we are fed up with the vegetables we find near our place, we always […]

Broccoli Stir Fry in Soy Sauce

By |August 1st, 2015|

This Broccoli stir fry is a really easy recipe to try. Eating healthy is essential these days and green veggies are must have food items in any daily meal. With high amount of folate, broccoli is in top of the healthy vegetable list and not only healthy, broccoli makes many delicious dishes too.
Recently I cooked […]

Sri Lankan Cowpea Curry with Coconut Paste

By |July 1st, 2015|

Cowpea or black-eyed pea is a popular grain among Sri Lankans. If you check Sri Lankan recipes for cowpea, you’ll find different ways to cook this protein packed legume in delicious and easy ways. Be it a healthy salad or a delicious finger licking curry, you will find an easy Sri Lankan recipe to try […]

Sri Lankan Tapioca Curry

By |May 22nd, 2015|

Today I want to share Sri Lankan Tapioca Curry Recipe because in Sri Lanka Tapioca (Manyokka/Kappa) is a popular food item in different recipes. We eat boiled tapioca with grated coconut or coconut sambol. A chili paste is a must to complete this meal. Another method is to cook tapioca in a curry. So, today […]

Nelum Ala Kalu Pol (Lotus root Curry Sri Lankan Recipe)

By |March 27th, 2015|

Sri Lankan Recipe-Nelum Ala Kalu Pol Though Sri Lankan Recipes are the most popular posts in Food Corner, I couldn’t share a Sri Lanka recipe for few weeks. Finally, today I am with a Sri Lankan recipe on how to cook lotus roots.(Nelum ala).I’ve shared a lotus root curry recipe earlier, but today recipe […]

Watercress stir fry in Sri Lankan Style (Kakkutu Pala)

By |March 5th, 2015|

Watercress stir fry in Sri Lankan Style (කක්කුටු පලා)

Watercress, another edible leaves I found here in Singapore is bit watery once cooked, and is like spinach. In Sri Lanka, I don’t have experience with this plant. Anyway, I tried few different recipes with watercress and this is the recipe finally we liked.(Lately I found this […]

Bok Choy Stir Fry with Soy Sauce

By |February 6th, 2015|

Bok Choy Stir Fry with Soy Sauce

We love to eat greens and I know it is a part of a healthy lifestyle. Last weekend we visited NTUC FairPrice in Ang Mo Kio and bought fresh veggies for this week. Usually I buy few greens to cook few times within the week. 

This week I noticed this […]

Alu Kesel Mallung (Raw Banana with Grated Coconut)

By |January 19th, 2015|

Alu Kesel Mallung (Raw Banana with Grated Coconut) In Sri Lanka we cook Ash Plantain (alu kesel) which is a type of banana. However, here in Singapore I still didn’t see ash plantain. Instead we are able to buy another type of raw banana from Indian shops.I usually try Sri Lankan ash plantain recipes using […]