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spicy dry fish sri lankan style

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 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...

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...

Ala Thel Dala (devilled potato)

Devilled Potato (Ala Thel Dala)

The Sri Lankan Way to Make Potato Stir-Fry Sri Lanka is famous for its spicy cuisine. If you’ve tried my spicy shrimps or devilled pineapple then you will already have an idea of the fiery taste of a real Sri Lankan stir-fry. Devilled potato (ala thel dala in Sinhala) is...

Devilled Cashews (kaju thel dala)

Devilled Cashew Stir-Fry (Kaju Thel Dala)

Sri Lanka’s Best Kept Secret Follow my blog with Bloglovin Cashews – A Luxury Food in Sri Lanka Sri Lankan cuisine is special in many ways. The use of cashew nuts is very characteristic to Sri Lankan recipes. You can use them as garnish and a bit of cashew adds...

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...

sri lankan fish patties

Sri Lankan Fish Patties

Sri Lanka’s Favorite Snack Sri Lankans Love Fish Patties Seriously, Sri Lankans love their fish patties (මාළු පැටිස් in Sinhala), they are without a doubt one of the favourite foods on the island. And who could blame them for enjoying this delicious snack. Despite their popularity, Unlike many other Sri...

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