Sri Lankan Cuisine


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Achcharu is a type of pickle made with green chili, onions and mustard cream from Sri Lanka

08:49PM November 27, 2018 - by: itisclaudio

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It is one of the favorite curries among the local citizens, Potato curry can be accompanied with almost any main course and nutritious wise the curry it self-stands on a stable stage.

11:53AM June 11, 2017 - by: anika854

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Aluwa is a Sri Lankan sweet. It is made from rice flour or potatoes with treacle, cashew nuts, and cardamom and is served in a flat cookie-like form

10:23AM June 10, 2017 - by: anika854


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Athirasa is a very popular and culturally important Sinhalese sweet. Diamond or round shaped batter deep fried in hot oil.

02:28PM June 16, 2017 - by: itisclaudio

Pol Sambal

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Coconut Sambal is a both spicy and a little sweet dish, popular in Sri Lanka

02:31PM June 16, 2017 - by: itisclaudio


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Rice and curry is Sri Lankan comfort food. Dhal curry is made from red lentils (masoor dhal) cooked in coconut milk. Onions, tomatoes and fresh green chilies, are sautéed and mixed with tempered spices like cumin seeds, turmeric, …

06:56AM June 01, 2017 - by: anika854

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It is basically the Sri Lankan version of thin pancakes with crispy edges. These crepe-like bowls are made from fermented rice flour, coconut milk, coconut water and a little sugar. A ladle of batter is fried in a …

07:27AM June 01, 2017 - by: anika854

Wambatu Moju

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One of the most celebrated classic Sri Lankan dishes with plenty of regional variations. It tastes like a caramelised pickle and is usually served with rice. The eggplant slices are deep-fried until brown and then combined with, chili …

07:16AM June 01, 2017 - by: anika854

Sour Fish Curry

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This peppery fish dish originated in Southern Sri Lanka as a method to preserve fish. Cubed fish (usually tuna) is sautéed in a blend of spices including black pepper, cinnamon, turmeric, garlic, pandan leaves and curry leaves. The …

09:19AM June 01, 2017 - by: anika854

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Mallung is very much a part of the Sri Lankan diet. They deliver a dose of vitamins to a meal loaded with carbs and protein while adding colourful aesthetic appeal. Mallum or mallung is made with chopped greens …

07:06AM June 01, 2017 - by: anika854

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The young green jackfruit called polos is sliced into small chunks and boiled until soft. It's then cooked with onions, garlic, ginger and spices such as mustard seeds, turmeric, chili powder, curry powder and pandan leaves. Coconut milk …

09:11AM June 01, 2017 - by: anika854

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Hoppers is a bowl-shaped thin pancake made from fermented rice flour.

12:43PM June 11, 2017 - by: anika854

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Kalu Dodol is a sweet dish, a type of dodol that is popular in Sri Lanka. The dark and sticky dish consists mainly of kithul jaggery (from the sap of the toddy palm), rice flour and coconut milk. …

12:54PM June 11, 2017 - by: anika854

Milk Rice

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Kiri Bath is a traditional Sri Lankan dish made from rice. Kiri Bath is a popular festive dish or any auspicious moment.The dish is prepared by cooking rice with coconut milk, hence this name. The recipe for Kiribath …

11:50AM June 11, 2017 - by: anika854

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Kiribath With Lunu Miris is a special type of rice, cooked with thick coconut milk and often served during special or auspicious occasions, such as Sinhalese New Year. There are a few versions of kiribath, but the basic …

07:33AM June 02, 2017 - by: anika854

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Kokis is a deep-fried, crispy and sweet Sri Lankan dish made from rice flour and coconut milk. Although considered as a traditional Sri Lankan dish, it is believed to have come from the Dutch. This is an important …

08:43PM May 30, 2017 - by: itisclaudio

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Kool is a seafood broth from Jaffna containing crab, fish, cuttlefish, prawns, and crayfish. It also contains long beans, jak seeds, manioc, spinach, and tamarind. The dish is thickened with palmyra root flour.

10:11AM June 10, 2017 - by: anika854

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It is made from Gothamba roti and vegetables, eggs, or meat and various spices. It is a delicious meal generally eaten at dinner time. Apart from the commonest form of Kothu with meat, eggs or vegetables, a newer …

12:08PM June 11, 2017 - by: anika854

Kottu Roti

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It’s the ultimate Sri Lankan street food. It’s basically a stir-fry which originated as a simple way of dealing with leftovers. Featuring pieces of roti (bread) mixed together with finely shredded vegetables or pieces of meat, soya sauce, …

04:20AM June 01, 2017 - by: anika854

Chicken Curry

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Simple to make, chicken curry is a common household dish in Sri Lanka. Spices like fennel seeds, cardamom, cloves and cinnamon sticks are tempered in hot oil before being combined with chicken and spices like chili powder, curry …

07:21AM June 02, 2017 - by: anika854