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Sri Lankan Prawn Curry

Prawn Curry with Coconut Milk (Isso Kirata)

An Amazing Sri Lankan Seafood Recipe I’ve been getting many requests for a Sri Lankan prawn curry recipe ever since I posted my isso thel dala (spicy stir-fried shrimps) recipe a while back. And really, what is a Sri Lankan food blog without a recipe for prawn curry? It’s one...

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...

Sri Lankan Fish Curry

Fish Curry with Coconut Milk

One of Sri Lanka’s Most Famous Dishes Made Simple Malu Kariya (මාළු කරිය) – Authentic Sri Lankan Fish Curry Sri Lanka is famous for its curry dishes and it’s many kinds of fishes. It’s no surprise that one of the most popular foods out of Sri Lanka combines these two...

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....

Spicy Shrimps (Isso Thel Dala)

Spicy Shrimps – Isso Thel Dala

A Super Spicy Sri Lankan Seafood Recipe Isso Thel Dala – “Devilled” in Every Sense of the Word Seafood is plentyful in Sri Lanka, which shouldn’t surprise you, as Sri Lanka is surrounded by water. Shrimps, crab and various fishes are very popular on the island and are cooked in...

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...

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...

Sri Lankan Short-Cooked Cabage Recipe

Gowa Mallum (Short-Cooked Cabbage)

Your Health and Your Taste Buds can Thank me Later You Know You Should Eat More Cabbage – Try Gowa Mallum Vegetables play an important role in Sri Lankan food culture. Mallums, such as gowa mallum, are traditionally short-cooked Sri Lankan vegetable dishes that are often mixed with scraped coconut....

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