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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...

watalappan

Watalappan (Coconut Milk Pudding)

One of the Most Famous Traditional Sri Lankan Desserts Preparing Watalappan Like a Pro The recipe I want to share with you today is a mouth-wateringly sweet Sri Lankan dessert called watalappan (වටලප්පන් in Sinhala). Watalappan is a delicious coconut milk pudding  with cashew nuts and jaggery. There are many variations of...

Harak Mas Kariya

Beef Curry (Harak Mas Karyia)

Sri Lankan Beef Curry with an Extra-Rich Taste Much Easier than it Looks Sri Lankan beef curry (harak mas kariya or හරක් මස් කරිය in Sinhala) is one of those typical Sri Lankan recipes that look complicated at first, but are actually quite easy to execute. The list of ingredients is...

Sri Lankan Yellow Rice (Kaha Bath)

Kaha Bath (Sri Lankan Yellow Rice)

Sri Lankan Yellow Rice: Traditional and Versatile Kaha Bath is the Center of a Good Meal If you’re looking to explore Sri Lankan cuisine, then yellow rice is an excellent starting point. Sri Lankan yellow rice (kaha bath or (කහ බත්) in Sinhala) is without a doubt one of the...

Spices for Black Curry

How to Make Black Curry Powder

How to Make Authentic Sri Lankan Curry Powder   Black Curry Powder for Meat Dishes The two most famous Sri Lankan curry powders are “black” curry powder and “raw” curry powder. Black curry powder is prepared especially for meat dishes while raw curry powder is used for vegetarian meals. If...

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...

Homemade Sri Lankan Curry Powder

How to Make Your Own Raw Curry Powder

Homemade Curry Powder for Vegetable Dishes Many Sri Lankan recipes and most of the recipes on my website include some variation of curry powder. In general, there are two different kinds of curry powder. Not long ago I posted Grandma’s recipe for homemade curry powder that we use for meat dishes....

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...

Sri Lankan Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry (Kukul Mas Kariya)

The Quintessence of Sri Lankan Cuisine Sri Lankan chicken curry (kukul mas kariya or කුකුල් මස් කරිය in Sinhala) is one of the most characteristic dishes of the island. For some people, chicken curry is synonymous with Sri Lankan cuisine. I hope that reading this blog will clear up that...

How to make chilli powder

How to Make Chili Powder

How to Make a Perfect Chili Powder Blend A Fiery Mix of Sri Lanka’s Favorite Spices Chili powder is one of the staples of Sri Lankan cuisine. Many Sri Lankan recipes use chili powder to give them their typical strong and spicy taste. You will find many recipes on this...

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