Srilankan Food

Langues de chat / Wine Biscuit

  Langues de chat / Wine Biscuit / Cat’s Tongue Biscuits   Langues de Chat are French cookies called also Cat Tongues. These are crispy & yummy cookies loved by kids to adults everyone. In Sri lanka & India It’s called as wine biscuit. Egg whites are beaten until stiff and folded into butter, sugar, and all purpose flour & then the mixture is piped in to thin circles &

Black Pepper Prawns

  Ingredients Prawns – 300g (cleaned) Pepper Powder – 1 tbsp Chili Powder – 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder – 1/2 Tsp Coriander Powder – 1 tsp Turmeric – 1/4 tsp Onion – 1 Tomato – 1 Garlic – 4 cloves Green chili – 1 Capsicum  – 1/2 (optional) Lime – 1/2 Curry leaves Rampe Salt as per taste Oil – 2 tbsp Instructions Heat a pan with oil, once its

Tempered banana pepper

Ingredient Banana Pepper – 200g (Chopped thinly) Onion – 1 Tomato – 1 Turmeric – 1/4 tsp Unroasted curry powder – 1 tsp Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp Chili flakes – 1 tsp Maldive Fish – 1 1/2 tbsp or dried sprats 10-15  (Optional) Curry leaves Rampe Garlic cloves – 3 Salt as per taste Oil – 1 tbsp Instructions Heat a pan with oil once its hot add garlic,

Spicy Baby Corn Pepper Fry

  Not many people know the health benefits of baby corn for human’s body. In fact, most people think that baby corn doesn’t provide nutritional values. But it’s not true. It is one of the healthiest vegetable. You might think because of its size that baby corn is grown from miniature corn plants, but it’s actually just regular corn that has been picked before its matured. Corn is considered a

Ghanakatha

  Ghanakatha is one of another popular teatime delights in Sri Lanka since a long way back. This is kind of a mix of butter cake & butter cookies. Trust me this recipe will never disappoint you. You will get much tastier ghanakatha’s than in the bakeries. Ingredients Self raising flour – 2 1/2 cups ( If you don’t have self raising flour use 2 1/2 cups of all purpose

Beetroot Rice

  We used to make beetroot curry. But how many of you know we can make a yummy one pot meal using beetroot. This is slightly spicy with the sweetness of the beetroot. Can make this in less time with pressure cooker. If you are not used to pressure cooker can make with rice cooker or normal pot. This goes well with raitha or simply an egg fry. If you

String Hoppers / Idiyappam

  String hoppers is one of the popular breakfast in Sri Lanka & some part of india. It’s a good choice for dinner as well. It is a very healthy food since we use only rice flour & also steaming it. String hoppers mostly eaten with coconut sambol or kiri hodi (coconut milk gravy). But it goes well with fish/chicken curry or dhal curry also. Nowadays many thinks making string

Sugar Coated Bread / Kimbula Banis

Ingredients All purpose flour – 350g Milk powder – 20g Egg – 1 Caster Sugar – 50g (for bread) Brown sugar – 25g (to sprinkle on top) Instant dry yeast – 6g Butter – 25g Salt Fresh milk – 175ml Instructions  Preheat the oven at 180C Add all purpose flour,sugar, instant dry yeast and salt in to a mixing bowl and mix it If your using the normal yeast Add 1/4

Spicy Fish Curry

  Spicy Fish Curry Recipe   Fish is one of the favorite seafood at every home most of the times.  Comparing with other seafoods fish is the healthiest. Without any worries anyone can eat & we do get many varieties of fish. Ingredients Thalapath – 250g ( can use any fish you prefer) Shallots/small onion – 8-10 Garlic – 5-6 Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Chili powder – 2 tbsp

Devilled Chicken Recipe / Chicken Deval

  Devilled Chicken is a popular Sri Lankan Chicken recipe which mostly served with Fried Rice. Everyone loves to eat devilled chicken but don’t know how to make restaurant style. Let’s have a look how to make the devilled chicken exactly like restaurants. Ingredients Chicken boneless and with little bones  – 250g Ginger Garlic paste – 2 tsp Green chilies – 2 Onion – 1 big Chili flakes – 1-2