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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 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...

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,...

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...

Pol Sambol (Sri Lankan Coconut Salad)

Pol Sambol (Coconut Salad)

How to Make Pol Sambol in Two Easy Steps Coconut is the king of Sri Lankan cuisine. Coconut milk and scraped coconut are staples of many Sri Lankan recipes. Today we’ll be looking at one of the quickest, easiest and most delicious way to prepare coconut: Pol sambol (sometimes spelled...

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