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Sri Lankan winged bean stir fry (Dambala Thel Dala )

By |November 21st, 2013|

Sri Lankan winged bean stir fry (Dambala Thel Dala )winged bean stir fry Winged Beans (Dambala) are a protein packed vegetable which I always like to use in my dishes.Other than Protein,it is a rich source of vitamins and minerals. Do you know, it is even rich with calcium? This is also known as […]

Sri Lankan Pumpkin Curry /Wattakka Curry

By |September 16th, 2013|

 Sri Lankan Pumpkin Curry /Mild Spicy Wattakka Curry

Sri Lankan Pumpkin Curry

This Pumpkin curry (wattakka curry) is one of our favourite Sri Lankan Recipes. It is mild spicy and cooked using green chili instead of red chili. Therefore the appearance is yellowish.I have shared another way of cooking pumpkin in a curry called Wattakka Kalu pol […]

Sri Lankan Roasted Curry Powder

By |August 7th, 2013|

  Roasted curry powder is one of the essentials in a Sri Lankan kitchen. Most of the recipes require roasted curry powder. Sometimes I roast raw curry powder while cooking if pre-prepared roasted curry powder is not available. But it is easy to have some roasted curry powder in hand to save some time.I […]

Baby Kailan with grated coconut (Kola Mallum)

By |July 14th, 2013|

Baby Kailan with grated coconut (Kola Mallum) Kola MallunIn Sri Lanka we cook some green cabbage leaves (kola gowa) with grated coconut and the dish is named as ‘Kola mallum’.When I see baby kalian,I remember those green cabbage leaves which is bigger than these baby kalian leaves. But the taste is much similar. So, […]

Spicy Banana Peppers Stir Fry with Canned Tuna

By |June 29th, 2013|

Malu Miris or Banana Chili Peppers are a commonly used type of chili in Sri Lankan cooking. However we use this chili pepper as a vegetable though it is still spicy. This dish is cooked with Canned tuna and Banana Peppers.It is spicy,but goes well with plain rice.Here is the recipe of Malu Miris […]

Gotu Kola Sambola/Gotu Kola Salad

By |February 18th, 2013|

Gotukola sambola recipe    Gotu kola sambola/salad is a delicious and healthy dish from Sri Lanka. In Sri Lanka, we have a habit of adding at least one green for our meal. Most of the greens are eaten raw as sambola/salad. One of the popular green leaves among them is Gotu Kola.Gotu kola […]

Pera Achcharu / Spiced Guava

By |February 12th, 2013|

Spiced Guava is a popular street food in Sri Lanka. We commonly call it as ‘Pera Achcharu’.Not only guava, we like to eat pineapple, mango, ambaralla  or even ‘Veralu’ (Sri Lankan olive) with some spices added. I remember, during the school days we used to buy these from street vendors near the school. […]

Sri Lankan Red Rice Porridge/Rathu Kakulu Hal Kanda

By |February 7th, 2013|

This Red Rice Porridge is cooked as per a recipe I remember from Sri Lanka. I am not very sure if this is the authentic Sri Lankan Rice Porridge, however this is well matching with Sri Lankan taste. Once I was sick and my mother asked me to have ‘Lunu Kanda’ which is cooked using […]

Boiled Tapioca with Chili Pepper Sambola / Manyokka samaga Kochchi Sambola

By |February 5th, 2013|

Boiled Tapioca or Manioc is a famous dish in Sri Lanka. This is not only served as a breakfast, even it is served with rice and curry for lunch or dinner. Manioc is commonly called as Manyokka in Sinhalese.

Boiled Manioc/Tapioca well goes with Sri Lankan katta sambola, Kochchi Sambola or with any spicy fish curry. […]

Sri Lankan Knol Khol Curry (Mild Spicy)

By |January 31st, 2013|

Knol Khol also known as Kohlrabi is a vegetable which we can easily find in Sri Lanka. We call it as Nokol (නෝකෝල් ).It is a vegetable rich in minerals and dietary fiber. In Sri Lankan Cooking, there are few different methods to cook Knol Khol. This recipe is for a simple and mild […]