Vegetables and Pulses

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 […]

Dhal Curry with Drumstick Leaves

By |December 15th, 2014|

Dhal curry (Parippu curry)is a popular Sri Lankan food and it is delicious with plain rice, roti or bread. The interesting thing is dhal is a good base for many different curries. By adding different ingredients to the same dhal curry, we can get different curries with different tastes. In this curry, I cooked […]

Sri Lankan Style Bitter Gourd Curry

By |November 24th, 2014|

If you are looking for a Sri Lankan style diabetic recipes, add this bitter gourd recipe for your recipe list. However I used some oil for cooking bitter gourd. Therefore, this is not the healthiest recipe with bitter gourd.Although this is not a very healthy recipe as I use oil to cook, still you can […]

Kiri Hodi- Basic Sri Lankan Curry with Coconut Milk

By |November 3rd, 2014|

 
If you are a Sri Lankan, I have a question for you. Do you like Kiri Hodi?

Hey, I don’t want you to frown at me. I know your answer is ‘Don’t ask stupid things. Who doesn’t; like ‘kiri hodi’ with string hoppers?’

If that’s the answer, I am so happy. Because the way I believe is […]

Thumba Kariwila Stir-fry / Spiny Gourd

By |September 23rd, 2014|

Sri Lankan Recipe – Thumba Kariwila Stir-fry / Spiny GourdThumba Kariwila is a type of bitter gourd which has numerous health benefits. Also known as Kantola or Spiny Gourd, this vegetable gives delicious dishes once cooked. Earlier I shared a recipe on how to cook Thumba Kariwila as a curry in Sri Lankan style. Today […]

Potato curry from Sri Lanka (Ala Hodi kirata)

By |July 29th, 2014|

 

 

Here is another Potato curry from Sri Lanka (Ala Hodi kirata)!  🙂 This is one of the easy Potato curry recipes from Sri Lanka. Also known as ‘Ala hodi kirata’ or ‘Ala Kiri Hodi’.I also found this curry is called as ‘Potato white curry’,but truly I like this as a ‘yellow curry’ instead a ‘white […]

Sri Lankan Carrot Curry /Mild Spicy

By |July 14th, 2014|

Sri Lankan Carrot Curry /carrot kirata Do you like carrot? Of course, I like. However, usually I like to include carrot in a salad. But sometimes, I cook it as a curry. So, today recipe is a Sri Lankan carrot curry (aka Carrot kirata). In this curry, I cooked carrot with thick coconut milk using […]

Simple Sri Lankan Beetroot Curry

By |July 7th, 2014|

This is a simple and easy Beetroot curry from Sri Lanka.I cook beetroot in this method when I am in a hurry to cook. When it is cooked in thick coconut milk as a dry curry, it tastes much and well goes with plain rice. I really like to add the leaves of the […]

Spicy Banana Pepper Stir-fry (Malu Miris Curry)

By |June 16th, 2014|

Banana peppers are one of our favourite vegetables. In Sri Lanka, we can easily buy Banana Peppers(aka Malu Miris),but here in Singapore, we always visit Little India to buy this capsicum type.I really like it as it adds some spicy taste to the meal making it real Sri Lankan.I cook it in different ways. […]