Vegetables and Pulses

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. […]

Thumba Kariwila Curry-(Spiny Gourd)

By |April 21st, 2014|

Do you cook this Bitter gourd type? We call it as ‘Thumba Kariwila’ in Sri Lanka. However, what we found in Sri Lanka is smaller in size. Sometimes we find this vegetable in Little India –Singapore, those are little bit bigger than the ones we find in Sri Lanka.I cook it with tomato and […]

Pumpkin Curry with Mustard Paste

By |March 25th, 2014|

Here is another Sri Lankan style pumpkin curry. During my December holiday in Sri Lanka, my SIL’s mother cooked this pumpkin curry and it was really delicious. Actually it is another different taste and I asked her how she cooked. This is really simple and no much work to do. If you check this Mild […]