In Sri Lankan cuisine you will find a variety of salad recipes prepared by using different ingredients. Commonly called as ‘Saladaya‘ you cannot plan your Sri Lankan menu without adding a salad to it.
Most of the salads include colourful vegetables. These salads add flavor to the meal while giving the health benefits. If you look for Sri Lankan salad recipes then here is a list of salads which you can prepare for the meal. Most of these salads are perfect with rice and curry.
In case if you are struggling with thinking what to cook today then be sure to add one of these salads to your meal!
Try this delicious crunchy salad with raw cucumber with rice and curry or even as an appetizer. Simply mix raw cucumber slices with onion, green chili,salt pepper and lime juice.To make it more flavourful add thick coconut cream or yogurt as salad dressing.
Check the cucumber salad recipe.
Shredded Omelette Salad Recipe
There are many ways to add eggs to our meals and it is one of the best protein sources too. I know hard-boiled egg salad is popular in Sri Lanka. But, why don’t you try egg omelette in a salad? It is flavourful and good if you look for new salad ideas.
Looking for a salad recipe that uses carrot as the main ingredient? Then try this Sri Lankan carrot salad and you will amaze with the taste as it uses freshly grated coconut.
Check Carrot Salad recipe.
If you like to add some vibrant colours to your meal then this Sri Lankan beetroot salad is an ideal choice. It is flavourful, colourful and delicious. Simply use a boiled beetroot to make this salad. It is easy and quick!
Bitter Gourd salad
Yes, it is bitter. But it adds more flavour to Sri Lankan rice and curry. Try this salad with deep-fried bitter gourd. You will love the taste.
Tomato & Onion Salad (Thakkali Sambola)
This is a very popular salad from Sri Lankan cuisine. It is called as Thakkali Sambola and well goes with rice and curry.
Check Thakkali Sambola recipe.
Snake Gourd Salad
Ever heard of snake gourd salad? Other than cooking as a curry, snake gourd is perfect for a healthy raw salad.
Check Snake Gourd Salad recipe.
Steamed Carrot Salad
This is another way to prepare your salad with carrot. Steam or boil some carrots and add other ingredients including onion and green chili. Don’t forget to season with salt and pepper.
Check steamed carrot salad recipe.
Among all the vegetarian salad recipes,here is a non veg salad using hard boiled eggs.This is another popular Sri Lankan salad which is even prepared for festive tables.
Check Sri Lankan egg salad recipe.
What is your favourite salad from this list of Sri Lankan salad recipes? Please share your thoughts below.
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