Category: Breakfast

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...

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...

String Hoppers with Pol Sambol

Homemade String Hoppers (Idiyappam)

A Staple of Sri Lankan Cuisine String hoppers are not only a staple of Sri Lankan cuisine, it seems that they recently have gained some momentum as an international culinary trend. What are string hoppers? String hoppers (Idiyappam in Sinhala, spelled ඉඳියාප්ප) are small steamed pancakes made out of rice...

Pol Roti (Coconut Roti)

Pol Roti (Coconut Roti)

A Quick and Easy Coconut Roti Recipe Traditionally, Sri Lankans don’t eat much bread. Like in many other Asian countries, rice is the main food around which most meals are centered in Sri Lanka. Sri Lankans do however love their pol roti (in Sinhalese: පොල් රොටි) in the morning! Roti is a flat...

kiribath katta sambol

Kiribath (Sri Lankan Milk Rice)

Kiribath Signifies the Beginning of Something New The name kiribath (කිරි බත්) comes from Sinhalese, with “kiri” (කිරි) meaning milk and “bath” (බත්) meaning rice. Kiribath is probably the most popular breakfast in Sri Lanka. It is essentially a rice pudding, prepared by cooking rice in coconut milk. It is...

Amba Chatni (Mango Chutney)

Mango Chutney (Amba Chatni)

Looking for an easy mango chutney recipe? How to Make Amba Chutney in 6 Easy Steps Mango is one of the most popular exotic fruits. Who doesn’t love it’s intense smell and sweet taste? In most western societies we don’t really distiguish between the different kinds of mangos. In Sri...

Seeni Sambol

Seeni Sambol (Sweet Onion Relish)

How to Make Seeni Sambol in 5 Easy Steps A Caramelized Onion Relish from Sri Lanka Nothing says home like having a breakfast of seeni sambol (Sinhala: සීනිසම්බෝල) with kiribath! If you were born and raised in Sri Lanka like me, you know exactly what I’m talking about. If you...

spicy scrambled eggs

Spicy Scrambled Eggs

Extra-Spicy Scrambled Eggs Sri Lankan Style A Fiery Breakfast Today’s recipe is a really spicy Sri Lankan breakfast: Spicy scrambled eggs. When I say “really spicy”, I mean really spicy. And make no mistake: what Sri Lankans consider spicy can absolutely not be compared to what Indians consider spicy. Authentic...

Kiri Hodi - Sri Lankan Breakfast

Kiri Hodi – Authentic Ceylonese Breakfast

Kiri Hodi – An Authentic Sri Lankan Breakfast Cook Traditional Sri Lankan Food in less than 20 Minutes Not all the recipes that I’ve shared on this blog in the past have been strictly traditional Sri Lankan recipes. I like to play around with the ingredients of traditional recipes and...

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