Vegetables and Pulses

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 […]

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 […]