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Karola Thel Dala (Spicy Fried Dry Fish)

A Spicy Sri Lankan Dry Fish Recipe Fish and other seafood plays a major part in Sri Lankan cuisine. Catching, selling, cooking and eating fish is a part of our culture. Like many other Sri Lankan foods, dry fish recies were originally conceived as a necessity. Before we had fridges, the...

Devilled Chicken Sri Lankan Style

Easy Devilled Chicken Sri Lankan Style

Introducing: The Chicken Devil Devilled chicken is more commonly referred to as “chicken devil” or “chicken devel”in Sri Lanka. Whenever I hear the term devil chicken I think of something like this: But of course “devilled” is just a way to describe food that is cooked with hot seasoning. Devilled...

sri lankan chicken patties

Chicken Patties

A Tasty Alternative to Fish Patties One of the recipes on this site that seems to get the most visitors is my Sri Lankan fish patties recipe. I’m happy this recipe is so well-received by my readers around the world. For the holidays I would like to introduce another Sri Lankan...

Sri Lankan Fried Rice

How to Make Fried Rice

How to Make Fried Rice Like a Sri Lankan This is the recipe for fried rice, here you can read the devilled chicken recipe, which is the second part of this meal. Note: I wrote this post as an entry into a contest hosted by my favorite Italian food blog, In Cucina...

Cashew Curry (Kaju Kirata)

Cashew Curry (Kaju Maluwa)

Sri Lankan Cashew Curry: Expensive and Delicious Cashew nuts are a very popular ingredient is Sri Lankan cuisine. Cashew nuts are also really, really expensive in Sri Lanka. I haven’t lived in Sri Lanka for a few years now and I’m not up to date with the current prices, but I...

Sri Lankan Fish Cutlets

How to Make Fish Cutlets

What’s Round, Coated in Breadcrumbs and Tastes Amazing? Fish cutlets are one of Sri Lanka’s most popular snacks, on par only with fish patties. Cutlets might not be a Sri Lankan invention – but just like other imported recipes, cutlets have been given their own character by generations of Sri...

Easy Prawn Salad

Easy Prawn Salad

Easy and Delicious Prawn Salad Beware of the Fake Fishermen   Many people are familiar with the photos of traditional Sri Lankan fishermen sitting on stilts. What many don’t know is that not all of the guys sitting on these stilts traditional fishermen. Due to the dwindling stocks, local fishermen...

Lunu Miris (Sri Lankan Chilli Paste)

Lunu Miris (Katta Sambol) – Sri Lankan Style Chilli Paste

An Extremely Spicy Sri Lankan Classic Are You Ready for the Challenge? Lunu Miris Might be One of the World’s Spiciest Foods! You know a food is fiery when even Sri Lankans consider it spicy. Lunu miris (sometimes called katta sambol) is easily one of Sri Lanka’s spiciest and most popular...

sri lankan butter cake

Sri Lankan Butter Cake

An Easy Butter Cake Recipe Treat your Family and your Guests with this Sri Lankan Butter Cake Recipe I fondly remember Christmas back when I lived in Sri Lanka. Once we came back from church, we used to have wine and fresh butter cake, and it was always a wonderful treat....

Sri Lankan Kangkong Curry

Kangkong Curry with Dal

A Delicious Recipe, but how do you Say Kangkong in English? Kangkong is a South Asian vegetable that grows mostly in the water and goes by almost as many names as there are ways to cook it. In Sri Lanka and some other South Asian countries we call the plant kankun,...

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